The Economics Of Household Garbage And Recycling Behavior
Edited by Don Fullerton, Gutgsell Professor of Finance and Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, US and Thomas C. Kinnaman, Bucknell University, US
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Series: New Horizons in Environmental Economics series
The market for residential solid waste management and disposal has experienced dramatic changes over the past 20 years. This collection of outstanding published research examines these changes and thoroughly analyzes the strategies popularized by municipal governments over the past two decades.
Contents: Foreword by Tom Tietenberg 1. The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management 2. Garbage, Recycling, and Illicit Burning or Dumping 3. How a Fee Per-Unit Garbage Affects Aggregate Recycling in a Model with Heterogeneous Households 4. Household Responses to Pricing Garbage by the Bag 5. Policies for Green Design 6. Garbage and Recycling with Endogenous Local Policy 7. Explaining Household Demand for the Collection of Solid Waste and Recycling 8. Explaining the Growth in Municipal Recycling Programs: The Role of Market and Nonmarket Factors 9. Environmental Levies and Distortionary Taxation: Comment 10. The Case for a Two-Part Instrument: Presumptive Tax and Environmental Subsidy Index