"‘Waste culture’ assessment using Hofstede’s and Schwartz’s cultural dimensions – an EU case study," MPRA Paper

The issue of municipal solid waste (MSW) arisings has received great attention recently as it is  a  by-product of  economic  activity  but  also  serves  as  an  input  to the  economy  through material  or  energy  recovery.  In  relation  to  that,  the  main  focus  of  this  study  is  cultural formation  and especially the current picture of  waste culture and public perception across European  Union  (EU)  Member  States.  Thus  this  study  will  first  evaluate  environmental efficiency with Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) based on five parameters: waste, gross domestic product (GD