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Análisis de la aplicación del sistema tarifario multiusuario de saneamiento: el caso de la ciudad de Medellín – Colombia

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  • Silvia Uribe Mantilla


    (Universidad EAFIT de Colombia)

  • Yaromir Múñoz Molina


    (Universidad EAFIT de Colombia)

  • Gustavo López Alvarez


    (Universidad EAFIT de Colombia)

This article presents an analysis on the effects of applying a multiuser waste fee in residential buildings of higher socioeconomic levels in the city of Medellin. The methodology used combines qualitative and quantitative tools. In the quantitative section, there is a detailed result description and a model pattern of the effects found based on an economic perspective. The study highlights the achievements associated with a decreasing waste fee and the positive effects on waste reduction. Finally, the article discusses complementary programs such as social marketing, to promote a decrease in waste both in industrial as well as in residential areas.

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Article provided by Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in its journal Revista Economia.

Volume (Year): 34 (2011)
Issue (Month): 68 ()
Pages: 109-132

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Handle: RePEc:pcp:pucrev:y:2011:i:68:p:109-132
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