A Tax to Celebrate

| September/October 2001

The Danish parliament has levied a "green tax" on product packaging to discourage waste, reports The New Rules (Spring 2001). The tax escalates according to the environmental impact of the packaging, so manufacturers have a strong incentive to use cardboard or refillable containers rather than polystyrene or aluminum cans.

The New Rules (Spring 2001)

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