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Can Demographic Characteristics Explain Intermunicipal Differences in Production of Municipal Waste?
Can Demographic Characteristics Explain Intermunicipal Differences in Production of Municipal Waste?

Author(s): KRISTÝNA RYBOVÁ, Jan Slavík
Subject(s): Public Administration, Politics and society, Demography and human biology
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: municipal solid waste; demographic change; influencing factors; regression;
Summary/Abstract: Ongoing demographic changes have been influencing many aspects of society and its functioning, infrastructure including waste management is not any exception. This paper aims at quantifying how demographic variables influence the municipal waste generation in the Czech Republic. For this purpose similar variables as in studies from abroad are constructed and reviewed methods are applied on the data for municipalities from the Czech Republic in year 2011. 8 indicators for 5 887 municipalities were investigated. For the analysis correlation and multidimensional linear regression were used.

  • Page Range: 375-382
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English