Lynn Scarlett is Vice President of Research at the Reason Foundation in Los Angeles and an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

By Lynn Scarlett

Ax the Package Tax

Advance disposal fees are taxes imposed on containers at either the distributor or the retail level and are likely to add more burdens than they relieve. Managing the waste stream effectively requires a reliance upon markets, not new taxes that make little economic sense. … more