According to recent studies, Canadian consumers have increased the amount of plastics they recycle by 24 percent but are still unsure of how to properly dispose of their electronic wastes. The 2011 Postconsumer Plastics Recycling in Canada report, released by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association December 17, found a 24 percent increase in consumer plastic recycling from 478 million pounds to 592 million pounds in 2011. A separate December 19 report from Samsung Canada found that about 10 percent of Canadians admitted to throwing away their used electronics and that 35 percent were unsure of to do with their e-waste.