An Analysis of the Factors affecting Steel Scrap Collection
Industry Commission working paper
This paper by Raymundo Valdes was released in May 1991. It examines the factors affecting steel scrap collections and develops a model to explain the supply and demand of steel scrap. The analysis suggests that in the case of steel-by far the most recycled material in Australia-recycling has not resulted from environmental or resource scarcity concerns nor from government requirements.
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Modelling supply and demand
Interpretation of results