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
Date Written: 2013
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
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