The Comparison of Waste Sorting Behavior and not Waste-Sorting Behavior in European Union and Its Determining Factors, Including the Cultural Factors
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Waste generation is still an uncontrolled and increasing problem. Generation of waste increase with population expansion, the growth of production and consumption, the high demand for new products, and improved living standards. On the global level, waste has increased ten-fold over the past century and is expected to double by 2025 (Zelenika et al., 2018). Recycling is a plausible path and is one of the most effective methods used to reduce wastes and the promotion of recycling can to find a solution of the issues of limited landfill space, environmental pollution, reducing the waste, and natural resource depletion (Zhang et al., 2017). However, the inclusion of individuals and the increase of participation rates in the recycling process is a serious challenge in waste management still.