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Targeting Lead in Solid Waste

Hilary Sigman ()

Departmental Working Papers from Rutgers University, Department of Economics

Abstract: This paper explores policy options for reducing lead in municipal solid waste. It focuses on policies that rely on economic incentives, such as taxes, deposit-refunds, and recycled content standards. The paper addresses the relative cost effectiveness of these approaches and also considers the overall desirability of government intervention to reduce lead disposal.

Keywords: Environmental Policy; Recycling; Taxes (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q28 H23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2003-09-22
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