Other views – cont.
Five cents of benefit for each dollar of expenditure (Fashions in the Treatment of Packaging Waste: an Economic Analysis of the Swedish Producer Responsibility Legislation, Marian Radetzki, Multi Science Publishing Company, 2000)
Markets are not wrong – (Why do we Recycle?. Markets, Values and Public Policy, Frank Ackerman, Island Press, 1997)
The break-even distance for glass recycling from an energy perspective is 100 miles (160km) (Argonne Energy Laboratories-USA)