Survey questionnaire for a recycling campaign for a university

 

Survey Questionnaire:

 

We are looking at ways of reducing the carbon footprint of the University of Chester. We would like to ask you about how we might go about improving recycling by the University.

All responses will be confidential. No information will be shared with third parties.

 

Tick boxes to answer questions. Write in the space provided if it’s needed.

 

1.  What’s your gender?

 ☐ Male           ☐ Female

 

2. Do you recycle?

 ☐ Yes               ☐ No (Go to No. 6)               ☐ Sometimes

 

3. How often do you recycle?

☐ All the time

☐ Daily

☐ Weekly

☐ Monthly

☐ Not sure

 

4. What materials do you recycle? (Tick All Applicable)

Paper   (e.g. Book, Newspaper, Magazine, Greeting card)

Glass   (e.g. Glass Bottle, Jar)

Aluminium   (e.g. Aerosol, Can, Foil)

Plastic   (e.g. Carrier bag, Bottle, Yoghurt pot)

Textiles   (e.g. Clothes, shoes)

Electrical   (e.g. Battery, Mobile phone, Computer)

None

Others (please state_____________________________________________)

 

5.   Why do you recycle? (Tick All Applicable) (Go to No. 7)

☐ “Recycling saves energy.”

☐ “Recycling reduces landfills.”

☐ “Recycling preserves our resources and protects wildlife.”

☐ “Recycling is good for the economy.”

☐ “Recycling helps our climate problems.”

☐  Others (please state_____________________________________________)

 

6.Why don’t you recycle? (Tick All Applicable)

☐ Trash is an eyesore.

☐ “If they paid me, I’d recycle.”

☐ “Recycling doesn’t make a difference. So why do it?”

☐ “It is just too hard to do.”

☐ Others (please state_____________________________________________)

 

7. How convenient do you find recycling?

☐ Very Convenient

☐ Convenient

☐ Neutral

☐ Irritating

☐ Don’t want to do it

 

8. How far would you be prepared or expect to travel to use recycling bins?

☐ 5 meters

☐ 10 meters

☐ 20 meters

☐ 50 meters

☐ None

 

9. What recycling bins do you use while you are in the campus? (Tick All Applicable)

☐ Plastic bottle bin

☐ Can bin

☐ Paper bin

☐ None

☐ Others (please state_____________________________________________)

 

10. Are you happy with the recycling procedures that are in place at the University campus?

☐Yes

☐No

Please explain

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

11. Is there anything that you feel we can do to make recycling easier?

 

Suggestions

 

Strongly

Agree

 

Agree

 

Neutral

 

Disagree

 

Strongly

Disagree

More recycle bins

Make the bin accessible

Make them more visible using signs

Fine those who neglect

 

12. Do you believe people need to be more educated on the subject of recycling and know where items go after they have been recycled?

☐ Strongly Agree

☐ Agree

☐ Neutral

☐ Disagree

☐ Strongly Disagree

 

13. Do you purchase any products made from recycled materials?

☐ Never heard of it

☐ None

☐ Once

☐ Few times

☐ A lot

 

15. What can be recycled? (Tick All Applicable)

 Please tick those objects that you think can be recycled.

Items

Yes

No

Don’t Know

Newspaper

CD’S/ DVD’S

Carrier Bags

Glass Bottles

Yellow Pages

Batteries

Shoes

 

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