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A systemic and systematic approach to the development of a policy mix for material resource efficiency
IVL Svenska Miljöinstitutet.
2016 (Engelska)Ingår i: Sustainability, E-ISSN 2071-1050, Vol. 8, nr 4, s. 373ff-Artikel i tidskrift (Refereegranskat) Published
Abstract [en]

Increasing material use efficiency is important to mitigate future supply risks and minimize environmental impacts associated with the production of the materials. The policy mix presented in this paper aims to contribute to reducing the use of virgin metals in the EU by 80 percent by 2050 without significant shifting of burdens to other material resources, environmental impacts, or parts of the world. We used a heuristic framework and a systems perspective for designing the policy mix that combines primary instruments designed to increase material efficiency, recycling and substitution of materials (a materials tax, the extended producer responsibility, technical regulations, and environmental taxes) and supportive instruments aimed to reduce barriers to implementing the primary instruments and to contribute towards the policy objectives (e.g., research and development support, and advanced recycling centers).

Furthermore, instruments were designed so as to increase political feasibility: e.g., taxes were gradually increased as part of a green fiscal reform, and border-tax adjustments were introduced to reduce impacts on competitiveness. However, even in such a policy mix design ongoing ex-ante assessments indicate that the policy mix will be politically difficult to implement — and also fall short of achieving the 80 percent reduction target. Nonetheless, we suggest combining primary and supportive instruments into coherent and dynamic policy mixes as a promising step towards system reconfigurations for sustainability.

Ort, förlag, år, upplaga, sidor
2016. Vol. 8, nr 4, s. 373ff-
Nyckelord [sv]
policy mix, policy development, resource efficiency, material efficiency, recycling
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ivl:diva-3755OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ivl-3755DiVA, id: diva2:1572966
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A-rapport, A2241Tillgänglig från: 2021-06-24 Skapad: 2021-06-24 Senast uppdaterad: 2022-02-10

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