Behavioural insight is a foundation of the EPA’s Circular Economy Programme, providing evidence to inform policy, to inform behavioural change interventions and to inform awareness campaigns.
The EPA contracted Behaviour & Attitudes (B&A) to carry out quantitative research which is the first nationally representative baseline survey on Irish citizens’ attitudes, awareness and behaviours relating to textiles. The fieldwork for the online survey of a nationally representative sample of 1,000 adults ages 16+ was carried out in November 2021.
The survey topic areas are presented in a series of five reports, click on the numbered headings below to view the full report for each topic:
2. Reuse and repair of clothing
3. Management and disposal of textiles
4. Sustainable consumption and use I
5. Sustainable consumption and use II