Maximizing waste reuse
Synonyms: Maximizing productive waste usage
Reducing underutilization of waste
Reducing amount of underutilized wastes
Description: Converting waste to reusable material.
Context: This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Implementation: Denmark has introduced a tax of Danish Kr 195 per tonne for waste which is not recycled.
Type Classification: C: Cross-sectoral strategies