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Overview of the use of landfill taxes in Europe

Released: 2012/04/17: See The full report

The EEA and its Topic Centre on SCP have released a report using collected information on the use of landfill taxes in European countries.

The information that has been collected is related to the following questions:

Twenty European countries have introduced a tax on waste sent to landfills. It provides solid incentives for better waste management while also securing good revenues.

Published as ETC/SCP Working Paper No 1/2012.