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South Atlantic Natural Capital Assessment: St Helena Cost Benefit Analysis – Waste Management (Report & Calculation Sheet) 2019

Terrestrial Overseas Territories Cost Cost-benefit analysis Cost-benefit analysis Decision-making Economics Environmental management Environmental policy Land conversion Land use change Valuation methodologies Waste treatment St. Helena

Abstract

This study was commissioned by the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) to assess waste management options for St Helena. Provided are the technical report and cost benefit calculation worksheet for the study. The report and calculation sheet examine the costs and benefits for a series of different waste management options on St Helena. These included: extension of the current landfill site, a new landfill development, incineration, and recycling, using discount rates of 4%, 7% and 10%.

This study was undertaken as part of a programme of Natural Capital Assessment (NCA) in the UK's South Atlantic Overseas Territories implemented by JNCC and conducted by SAERI. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK Government through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), the work sits under the Environmental Resilience programme which includes objectives to integrate natural capital considerations into economic and social development planning.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2019·04·01

Citation
McVittie, A., Durnford, M., Conner, N. Gregory, A., Morgan, V. & Smith, N. 2019. South Atlantic Natural Capital Assessment: St Helena Cost Benefit Analysis – Wast Management. Natural Capital in the UK’s Overseas Territories Report Series – Supplementary Report (South Atlantic Region). Contracted report to JNCC.

Lineage
Contracted report to JNCC as part of the 'Natural Capital in the Caribbean and South Atlantic Overseas Territories: Valuation, Vulnerability and Monitoring Change' project.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Open, cite source of data

Metadata date 2020·09·09

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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