Cost effectiveness of recycling: a systems model.

  title={Cost effectiveness of recycling: a systems model.},
  author={David Tonjes and Sreekanth Mallikarjun},
  journal={Waste management},
  volume={33 11},
Financial analytical models of waste management systems have often found that recycling costs exceed direct benefits, and in order to economically justify recycling activities, externalities such as household expenses or environmental impacts must be invoked. Certain more empirically based studies have also found that recycling is more expensive than… CONTINUE READING