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Análisis de la aplicación del sistema tarifario multiusuario de saneamiento: el caso de la ciudad de Medellín – Colombia

Silvia Uribe Mantilla (), Yaromir Múñoz Molina () and Gustavo Lopez-Alvarez
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Silvia Uribe Mantilla: Universidad EAFIT de Colombia
Yaromir Múñoz Molina: Universidad EAFIT de Colombia

Revista Economía, 2011, vol. 34, issue 68, 109-132

Abstract: This article presents an analysis on the effects of applying a multiuser waste fee in residential buildings of higher socioeconomic levels in the city of Medellin. The methodology used combines qualitative and quantitative tools. In the quantitative section, there is a detailed result description and a model pattern of the effects found based on an economic perspective. The study highlights the achievements associated with a decreasing waste fee and the positive effects on waste reduction. Finally, the article discusses complementary programs such as social marketing, to promote a decrease in waste both in industrial as well as in residential areas.

Keywords: waste; multiuser waste fee; recycle; sustainable development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q53 Q58 H31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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