Assessing impact of a flat and variable deposit fee for Romanian Deposit Return Scheme – December 2021

Practice Area:Behavioural Economics
Published: December, 2021

As countries seek to reduce waste and boost recycling, many are considering Deposit Return Schemes for drinks packaging. Designs vary from fixed to variable deposits. LE’s study on the design of a Deposit Return Scheme in Romania illustrates that countries should consider carefully the design features of these schemes. The summary report can be downloaded at the link above.