In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed his concern on single-use plastics and urged the people to join the movement to collect littered plastic waste along the roadside.
The survey, however, revealed that awareness around recyclability of plastics and its limitation is known to lesser number of Indians.
Majority (57 per cent) of urban Indians feel that all forms of plastics can be recycled, while 55 per cent global citizens echo a similar view.
The survey, conducted between July 26 and August 9, involved 19,515 adults from 28 countries.
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