The impact of tourism on municipal solid waste generation: the case of Menorca Island (Spain).

@article{MateuSbert2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of tourism on municipal solid waste generation: the case of Menorca Island (Spain).},
  author={Josep Mateu-Sbert and Ignacio Ricci-Cabello and Ester Villalonga-Olives and Elena Cabeza-Irigoyen},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={
          2589-93
        }
}
Tourism can sustain high levels of employment and income, but the sector is a source of environmental and health impacts. One of the most important is the generation of municipal solid waste (MSW). However, there is a lack of studies which quantify how much the tourist population engages in total MSW and separately collected recyclables. The aim of this paper is to estimate the impact of the tourist population on MSW, both total and separately collected, for the period 1998-2010, for the… CONTINUE READING
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