The focus of this paper is on the environmental impacts of debris, and also encompasses human health impacts caused by debris remaining in the environment (e.g. human ingestion of microplastics). In addition, lost recreational use value is also discussed in relation to dog faeces which pollutes inland waterways and marine environments.
Measuring environmental costs from litter and illegal dumping
The focus of this paper is on the environmental costs of litter and illegal dumping in three specific environments: marine, inland waterways and terrestrial.
- December 2021
- Centre for International Economics
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- Pages 208
- Name measuring-environmental-costs-litter-illegal-dumping-cie-final-report.pdf
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