Introducing Effective and Efficient Economics Tools in Urban Waste Management

  •  Shapur Mohammadi    
  •  Jafar Nouri    
  •  Rezvan Hejazi    
  •  Ismail Ghaffari    


Recycling industry as key cycle in waste management chain has significant role in keeping national capitals to prevent from wasting resources and environmental pollution that its efficiency and effectiveness depends on participations of all society levels and responsible governmental administrations. Studies have shown that in waste management of Tehran city, necessary infrastructures and context should be provided besides training and culturing local people and guilds. Economics tools can have important role in improving waste management condition and proper implementation. Among known sufficient tools, taxes, charges, fine systems, and making market are the most important common methods in waste management.

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