Survey on Plastic Bags, Auxiliary Materials and Wrappings

Survey on Plastic Bags, Auxiliary Materials and Wrappings

The University of Florida (UF) is conducting a survey on behalf of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to learn more about plastic bags, auxiliary materials (e.g., reusable bags, paper bags, gift bags, gift boxes, hat boxes, cloth bags and food takeout boxes and clamshells) and wrappings (UF IRB Protocol Number IRB202101831). The study principal investigator is Dr. Tim Townsend from UF and the Sustainable Materials Management Research Laboratory. The survey will be administered online using Qualtrics, if you are able to participate, please visit the link(s) below. 

Depending on your role, please select the appropriate survey link. You are welcome to provide a response for multiple surveys (e.g., resident and local government, local government and recycling facility operator). 

Local Government (e.g., Florida city and county); <10 minutes to complete:
https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d5WsOxLOeu6q5nw

Retailers and Restaurants (e.g., Florida grocery stores, convenience stores, clothing and department stores, restaurants); <10 minutes to complete, may take more time if compiling data:
https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJ6bIxLF91GlwFg

Residents (Florida residents); <10 minutes to complete:
https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dbyVIpI2f6c19Km

Manufacturers (e.g., suppliers and manufactures of plastic bag, auxiliary materials and wrappings); <10 minutes to complete, may take more time if compiling data:
https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8jqHbzs5FdDjxLU

Recycling Facilities (Florida materials recovery facilities); <10 minutes to complete, may take more time if compiling data:
https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71KmOzqkKR9kksK

To read about the consent document associated with this study please click here: Retail Bag IRB Consent document

If you have any questions please contact Ashley Ricketts at ashleyricketts@ufl.edu

Thank you for your time!

UF Team.