Chiarelli, James A.
McCauley, Stephen M.
Plastic pollution threatens the health of marine organisms and humans. Our project worked with the MarViva Foundation to gauge Costa Ricans’ interest regarding the implementation of a green tax on single-use plastic products through consumer surveys. We researched case studies and other published information supporting the implementation of a green tax. We concluded that the majority of Costa Ricans support a green tax and that legislation on plastic products is likely to be successful given the proper public and retailer education.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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