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Market Solutions to Waste Disposal

| Wednesday April 6th, 2005 | 0 Comments

landfill.jpgCommons Blog points today to a paper by UC Berkeley law professor Peter Menell illustrating the successes of ‘variable-rate pricing’ for solid waste disposal – basically paying fees based on weight or some other measurable factor. The results show that such plans are workable and do indeed reduce waste while increasing recycling. (full PDF here)


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