Illegal Dumping Research Report

URL: http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/illegaldumping/research.htm

The overriding objective of this research was to explore the motivations of people who dump waste illegally, and the influential factors which may bring about a change in behaviour among these groups of people. This research provides a benchmark for monitoring changes in attitudes, behaviours and experiences relating to illegal dumping.



The research included both qualitative and quantitative components:

  1. Qualitative individual in-depth interviews with government stakeholders, trade and industry representatives (n=44), and two group discussions with community members (n=18).
  2. Quantitative online surveys with NSW local governmennt authorities (n=63), trade and industry (n=100), and the wider community (n=1009).
Topics: Waste:, composting of, recycling of, reducing of
Location: Australia
Resource Type: strategies and interventions, consumer research
Publisher: Australian EPA
Date Last Updated: 2015-09-23 11:26:02

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