Effectiveness of unit-based pricing of waste in the Netherlands: applying a general equilibrium model.

Abstract

Differential and variable rates (DVR) in waste collection charging give a price incentive to households to reduce their waste and increase recycling. International empirical evidence confirms the effectiveness of DVR schemes, with limited unwanted side effects. In the Netherlands, currently some 20% of the population is charged at DVR. This is less than in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2009.07.002

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