What affects household waste separation rates? Regional, cultural, institutional and economic influences examined

Posted by aclimaadmin | mayo 17, 2019 | Noticias del Sector

Insights from a recent Italian study could help local authorities across Europe improve their rates of separate waste collection for recycling.

The researchers found higher rates of separate waste collection in municipalities with high-quality governmental institutions for waste collection, non-mountainous terrain and higher income levels. Separating household waste into streams, such as glass or food, for re-use and recycling helps free up resources for a circular economy. Good-quality institutions are the main driver of separate waste collection and can overcome barriers such as low economic prosperity…read more

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