Introduction of a fee systems that make users pay on the grounds of the real production of non-recyclable waste.

The objective is to reward virtuous behaviors as to increase the citizens’ interest towards a more accurate waste separate collection which comes from the awareness of the real amount of waste produced by each user.

The action involves the analysis of the applicable models for the charging schemes, in accordance to current legislation (EU, national and regional), and the application of an experimental charging schemes in a Cremona’s neighborhood.

With the results of such experimentation, it is intended to assess the actual applicability and benefits of the charging scheme to be extended and implemented in all the city.

Cinzia Vuoto (Comune di Cremona), email:
Martina Macconi (Comune di Cremona), email:

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