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Lecture 11

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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 3ER3
Professor
Maureen Padden
Semester
Winter

Description
Lecture 11: Waste Stock Pollutant: accumulates over time, environment has no or very little absorptive capacity Eg. Heavy metals Fund Pollutant: environment has some absorptive capacity - Ecosystem finds a way to reuse them eg. CO 2 - Eg. Paper Waste as a System: GDP as a measure 1. Doesn’t count natural or human capital  Weak sustainability 2. Government spending counts towards GDP Garbage pricing experiment: Marietta, Georgia reduced monthly fee from $15 to $8 - ½ paid per bag, ½ paid for maximum cans negotiated - More people <51% were willing to pay per bag they put out then <20% who would pay for the maximum Hamilton’s One Bag Experiment  Worried it woul
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