strategy

Taxing use of toxic products

Description:
Taxing the use of toxic products at the point of sale or manufacture to give an incentive to the users and producers to substitute them with cleaner alternatives.
Implementation:
In Belgium, ecotaxes are applied at varying rates to pesticides and pharmaceutical products. A large number of exemptions are provided, of which those granted to farmers are the most disputed.
Subjects:
Products
Poison
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies