Is waste separation worth it : a municipality’s perspective
Pojezdna, Marie (2019)
Master's Degree Programme in Public Economics and Public Finance
Johtamisen ja talouden tiedekunta - Faculty of Management and Business
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This diploma thesis evaluates the waste separation in the context of municipal waste management. The aim is the overall assessment of the waste separation from the municipality’s’ perspective, extended by the closer examination of benefits from the waste separation and also identification and modeling of the indirect benefits. The general problematics of municipal waste separation is introduced, and the methods of evaluation are discussed in the first part of the thesis. The second part follows up with the modeling the situation in the case of the Czech Republic. The methods used for the purposes of analysis were Cost-benefit analysis and the regression. The model of municipal indirect benefits was created within the conducted analysis. It was concluded, based on the findings in this thesis, that waste separation generates benefits for the municipalities that exceed the costs, hence it is worth to provide this service.