Polluter Pays Principle(PPP)

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Terms & Synonyms

Polluter Pays Principle(PPP)

Official WHO Definition

Other Definitions

The PPP suggests that the polluter should bear the cost of preventing and controlling pollution. Its intent is to force polluters to internalize all the environmental costs of their activities so that these are fully reflected in the costs of the goods and services they provide.


Interpretations and Explanations


Pays Principle(PPP) WHO-Lexicon page (translations and examples)

See also

Polluter Pays Principle(PPP)

External Resources



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