We present the development stage of the sanitary landfills in Brazil in the context of urban solid residue management, demonstrating the necessity and importance of the employment of economic models. In the article, a cost estimate model is proposed
as the basis for studies to be applied by sector management, including the city council, companies, consultants and engineers, contributing to the choice of new areas, public bids, municipal consortia and private public partnerships.
Oliveira, R.; Otávio, C.; Cortina, J. Report: the current situation of sanitary landfills in Brazil and the importance of the application of economic models. "Waste management and research", Desembre 2009, vol. 27, núm. 10, p. 1002-1005.