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Local Authority Waste Management Costs Study: Implications from Diversion Targets in Landfill Directive

DescriptionReport considers the cost implications to local authorities of implementing the Landfill Directive targets.
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Website Publication DateNovember 09, 2000
Local Authority Waste Management Costs Study

IMPLICATIONS FROM DIVERSION TARGETS IN LANDFILL DIRECTIVE

Enviros Aspinwall
Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
2000

CONTENTS

SUMMARY (page 2)
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION (page 3)
CHAPTER TWO DEFINITIONS AND ASSUMPTIONS (page 4)
CHAPTER THREE BASELINE DATA (page 5)
CHAPTER FOUR APPROACH TO COST MODELLING (page 6)
CHAPTER FIVE DISCUSSION OF RESULTS (page 7)
CHAPTER SIX FUNDING OPTIONS (page 8)
CHAPTER SEVEN REFERENCES (page 9)

ANNEX 1: WASTE DEFINITIONS (page 10)
ANNEX 2: COMPOSITION OF MUNICIPAL WASTE (page )11
ANNEX 3: LOCAL AUTHORITY BASELINE DATA (page 12)
ANNEX 4: RESIDENCE PROFILE (page 13)
ANNEX 5: OUTPUT FROM TOP-DOWN MODELLING (page 14)
ANNEX 6: COSTS MODELLING OUTPUT - BY LOCAL AUTHORITY (page 15)
CRU RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS LIST FROM 1999 (page )16

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The authors would like to express thanks to all those people, in numerous organisations, who have assisted with the production of this report. Essential information on which to base the costs modelling and analysis has been provided by: each of the 32 local authorities in Scotland; the Accounts Commission; SEPA and the Scottish Executive (Housing Statistics Division and Local Government Division)

The view expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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