Academic Research

Using Private Property Rights to Avoid ‘Wasting’ Waste in the Linköping and Norrköping Industrial Symbiosis Network

Property rights in waste – in essence who owns waste and how waste can be used – are a key consideration in how waste is conceived and treated. Yet, they are not consciously engaged with to promote reuse, recycling, or recovery of waste. This post covers how private property rights are currently being used to facilitate the looping of wastes in one particular case study in Sweden.