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QUESTIONAIRE INTRO: My name is Czarine Cess G.

Alonzo and I am collecting local opinions on issues related to trash and waste disposal from Brgy. 43 Cavit, Laoag City residents like yourself. The survey takes about 7 to 8 minutes. I need to let you know that participation is voluntary, that all your answers will be kept confidential. First of all, Id like to ask a few questions about the way you dispose your trash and waste items around your home. Question 1. If you had to estimate the percentage of your waste items that you dispose via recycling, where 0% would be recycling nothing and 100% would be recycling everything, what would you say your percentage would be? ___________% Question 2. Lets talk bit about recycling. Below are list of types of items that can be recycled. Id like you to think about how often you recycle these types of items. For each type of item, please tell whether you recycle them 1. Almost all the time 2. Most of the time 3. Some of the time 4. Almost never 5. Dont know TYPES OF ITEMS Glass Aluminum Cans Newspaper Mixed Paper Cardboard Plastic Containers Tin Cans Hazardous materials such as motor oil, paint and toxic substances Green waste of yard waste 1 2 3 4 5

a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i.

Question 3. People have told us a lot of different reasons why they do or do not recycle. Id like you to tell me how important some of these reasons are for you. In the following statements, please tell whether they are: 1. Very important 2. Important 3. Not important 4. Not at all important 5. Dont know Types of Reasons I recycle to make money for myself I recycle to donate money to charitable or civic groups My neighbors would disapprove if I didnt recycle I recycle to be a good example for children Recycling helps protect the environment I recycle because it makes me feel good 1 2 3 4 5

a. b. c. d. e. f.

Question 4. Do you have separate recycling bins, cans or dumpsters at your home or apartment to aide in recycling? Please encircle your answer. a. Yes b. No Question 5. If yes on question 5, were these containers provided by your city, landlord, or did you purchased them yourself? a. Provided by others b. Purchased myself c. Both a & b Now I have a few more questions about yourself and your household: 1. Besides yourself, how many other people live in your household? __________ 2. How many of those people are children under the age of 18? ______________ 3. How would you describe the type of dwelling you live in? Please encircle you answer. a. Single-family home b. Apartment, townhouse or condominium c. Mobile home, or d. Something else e. Dont know 4. 5. 6. How long have you lived in your place? ___________(year) In what year you were born? ___________(year) Which of the following categories best describe the highest grade of school or year of college have you completed? a. 8 grades or less b. Some high school c. High school diploma d. Some college e. 2-year college degree f. 4-year college degree g. Graduate school or degree Please encircle your total annual household income before taxes. a. Less than Php 15,000.00 b. 15 to under Php 25,000.00 c. 15 to under Php 35,000.00 d. 35 to under Php 50,000.00 e. 50 to under Php 60,000.00 f. 60 to under Php 75,000.00 g. 75 to under Php 100,000 h. Php 100,000.00 and above


COMMENT: And finally, are there any thoughts that you have about waste disposal and recycling that you would like to mention, either things that you like or things that you dislike? _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________

Thank you for your time and patience, and thanks for participating.