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Household demand for garbage and recycling collection with the start of a price per bag

Don Fullerton

Household demand for garbage and recycling collection with the start of a price per bag

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse collection -- Virginia -- Charlottesville -- Costs.,
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Virginia -- Charlottesville -- Costs.,
  • Refuse collection -- Costs -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDon Fullerton, Thomas C. Kinnaman.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4670, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4670.
    ContributionsKinnaman, Thomas C., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [12] p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22426350M

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Household demand for garbage and recycling collection with the start of a price per bag by Don Fullerton Download PDF EPUB FB2

NBER Working Paper # March HOUSEHOLD DEMAND FOR GARBAGE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION WITH THE START OF A PRICE PER BAG ABSTRACT This paper estimates household reaction to the implementation of unit-pricing for the collection of residential garbage.

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This paper estimates household reaction to the implementation of unit-pricing for the collection of residential garbage. We gather original data on weight and volume of weekly garbage and recycling of 75 households in Charlottesville, Virginia, both before and after the start of a program that requires an eighty-cent sticker on each bag of garbage.

Information on waste generation, socioeconomic characteristics, and willingness of the households to separate waste was obtained from interviews with respondents in Dhaka city. Household demand for garbage and recycling collection with the start of a price per bag.

American Economic Review, 86, – Google Scholar. Furedy, C Cited by: Again holding the diversion rate constant at 40 percent, the single-stream method costs only $ per household for every-other-week collection, compared to $ for weekly collection a 40 percent reduction in collection costs.

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Fullerton, D. and T. Kinnaman (), ‘Household Demand for Garbage and Recycling Collection With the Start of a Price per Bag', NBER WP Fullerton, D.

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COVID IMPORTANT MESSAGE. On July 1,the City of Charlottesville, Virginia, implemented a program to charge $ per gallon bag or can of residential garbage collected at the curb. Before and after the implementation of this program, we counted and weighed the bags or cans of garbage and recyclable materials of 75 households.

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An alternative to a flat-rate waste collection service is one in which households are charged per unit of waste they produce. This technical paper, written by Dr Joe Pickin of Hyder Consulting, discusses a case study in Melbourne that studied the effect of unit pricing of household garbage.

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