An Empirical Study on the Main Determinants of Recycling Plastic Waste in Tunisia

Lamia Ben Amor, Sami Hammami
2022 Recycling  
Over the past fifteen years, numerous policies for recycling and recovering waste have been implemented throughout the world. Tunisia is among the countries considering recycling as a sustainable development path. This empirical study aimed to investigate and examine the influence of financial determinants measured by the price of waste disposal (PDI), institutional determinants measured by the collection of waste (CW) and the number of drop-off recycling centers, and ordinance and demographic
more » ... eterminants measured by the population density and the recycling rate for plastic as a domestic waste based on a panel of 24 Tunisian governorates over the 2001–2020 period. It is concluded from the empirical findings that all exogenous variables except population density have a significant effect on the recycling rate.
doi:10.3390/recycling7010001 fatcat:z2kau7bdzrcg5brg35warizpqq