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The impact of tourism on municipal solid waste generation: The case of Menorca Island (Spain)

Abstract:

Tourism can sustain high levels of employment and income, but the sector is a source of environmental and health impacts. One of the most important is the generation of municipal solid waste (MSW). However, there is a lack of studies which quantify how much the tourist population engages in total MSW and separately collected recyclables. The aim of this paper is to estimate the impact of the tourist population on MSW, both total and separately collected, for the period 1998-2010, for the Medi...

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Journal:
Waste Management
Volume:
33
Issue:
12
Pages:
2589-2593
Publication date:
2013-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-2456
ISSN:
0956-053X
URN:
uuid:8644c39f-a736-433b-b394-d4cf6b64da1e
Source identifiers:
436503
Local pid:
pubs:436503

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