This document is part of the publication “Handbook on alternative waste management schemes”, published by the association Zero Waste Europe. It includes a description of the main economic instruments applied to waste management: product taxes, taxes on landfill and incineration of waste (including a comparison of the taxes applied in different member states of the European Union) and rates waste with a specific description of the pay-as-you-throw systems.
Economic instruments for waste management
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Puig Ventosa, I., Jofra Sora, M. (2013) Economic instruments for waste management (p. 35-40) chapter 4.4 in “Handbook on Alternative Waste Management Schemes”. ZeroWaste.