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Deposit Refund Systems in Sweden.

  • Naoko Tojo
Publishing year: 2011
Language: English
Publication/Series: IIIEE Reports
Volume: 2011:05
Document type: Report
Publisher: International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, Lund University

Abstract english

This report contains four case studies of deposit refund systems for beverage containers in Sweden. It provides an in-depth review of the development of Swedish deposit refund sys-tem for four types of beverage containers – one-way aluminium cans, one-way PET bottles, refillable glass bottles and refillable PET bottles – since their inauguration, as well as concrete operational mechanism and results of the respective systems.


  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
  • deposit refund system
  • Sweden
  • beverage containers
  • aluminium cans
  • PET bottles
  • glass bottles


  • ISBN: 978-91-88902-83-2
Naoko Tojo
E-mail: naoko [dot] tojo [at] iiiee [dot] lu [dot] se

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