Tourism Implications on Local Waste Management. Case Study: Neamț County

Present Environment and Sustainable Development, 7 (1): 214-221, ISSN: 1843-5971

8 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2015

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Florin Mihai

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Department of Geography

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

The paper examines tourism as potential source of waste generation in urban and rural areas from Neamt County. An assessment method is proposed and the final result is mapping the process at local scale. In order to analyze the tourism impact on local waste management system, the waste generated by tourists (estimated values) is related to local household waste generation. This paper outlines the disparities within cities and communes and it also analyses the bad practices of tourists supported by field observations.

Keywords: tourists, waste generation, local scale, disparities

JEL Classification: H70, 018, Q20, R58, R10

Suggested Citation

Mihai, Florin, Tourism Implications on Local Waste Management. Case Study: Neamț County (2013). Present Environment and Sustainable Development, 7 (1): 214-221, ISSN: 1843-5971. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2548952

Florin Mihai (Contact Author)

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Department of Geography ( email )

Iasi, Iasi
Romania

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