Plastics in the time of COVID-19 pandemic: how behavioral science can help reduce single-use plastic waste

Single-use plastics have become a considerable environmental concern that has internationally intensified since the breakdown. In Tunisia, this issue has become particularly apparent in the restaurant industry due to its increased dependency on food delivery services.  To assess Tunisian consumers’ behavior in regards to ordered food, we conducted a qualitative study and a survey. Based on the findings, we designed a nudge intervention and two Randomised Controlled Trials (RCT) to evaluate its impact.