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esting a new charging method for waste management showed that unit pricing can improve environmental results and slightly lower costs per person. However, in certain areas, unit pricing is just as effective as standard charging. Interestingly, a reward-based charging system can be the best option based on local socioeconomic and geographical factors

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The role of optimal charging schemes in boosting the transition to a circular economy has become a prominent topic


Charging schemes for waste management should encourage active participation from user

Giacomo Di Foggia
Universita degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

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This page is a summary of: Designing circular economy-compliant municipal solid waste management charging schemes, Utilities Policy, April 2023, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/j.jup.2023.101506.
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