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dc.contributor.author Kgathi, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Bolaane, B.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-22T10:04:27Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-22T10:04:27Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation Kgathi, D. L. & Bolaane, B. (2001) Instruments for sustainable solid waste management in Botswana, Waste Management Research, Vol.19, pp.342-353 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0734 242x
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/480
dc.description.abstract Sustainable solid waste management is a strategy for achieving environmental quality in both the developed and the developing world. Environmental quality is a necessary condition for an increase in per capita welfare over time. The paper suggests alternative instruments for solid waste reduction, re-use and recycling. But to be able to apply the suggested economic instruments, the quantities and composition of the waste must be known. Having identified the current instruments of Botswana’s solid waste management (regulatory measures, environmental education, and economic instruments of property rates, service levy, and sanitation fees), the paper argues that these do not go far enough in enhancing environmental protection. Alternative instruments such as solid waste collection and disposal levies, deposit refund schemes, and product levies are suggested. It is also suggested that public environmental education and regulatory measures should be strengthened. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Sage http://wmr.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/19/4/342 en_US
dc.subject Economic instruments en_US
dc.subject Environment en_US
dc.subject Solid waste en_US
dc.subject Recycle en_US
dc.subject Reduce en_US
dc.subject Reuse en_US
dc.subject Sustainable en_US
dc.title Instruments for sustainable solid waste management in Botswana en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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