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Americans attitudes toward environment more positive than policy

4 Dec

EnvironmentA new study shows that Americans are more than willing to participate in activities that favor the environment, even though rules and regulations may not require them to.

A report released today by VeraQuest, a global supplier of consumer insights, showed that only a third of Americans are required to recycle, but two out of three Americans not required to, do so anyway.

The report also found that two-thirds of Americans also agree with government subsidization of companies that produce cleaner energy, such as solar and wind. For those under age 40, almost 75 percent believe this policy should be a reality. Continue reading