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“True cost” pricing: practices, options and implications for municipalities

By: David Heeney, Murray Trott Abstract Widespread belief that waste disposal is undervalued and is therefore undermining 3R efforts is not supported by a review of disposal costs and tipping fees. Existing and replacement landfills are still quite inexpensive, and though some tipping fees will need to rise, others will not if the full cost [...]

By | 2017-05-08T12:05:30+00:00 December 2nd, 2003|Ideas|0 Comments

Capacity building for climate change in Cuba

Background Cuba is vulnerable to many impacts of climate change, including sea level rise, agricultural impacts and increased frequency and intensity of severe weather events. This vulnerability makes the development of strategies to ameliorate climate change impacts in Cuba extremely important. IndEco, in partnership with the University of Toronto's Institute for Environmental Studies and the [...]

By | 2017-06-04T14:29:30+00:00 October 15th, 2003|Ideas|0 Comments