The project involved preparing a cost benefit assessment for the purposes of application of cohesion funding for a Mechanical and Biological Treatment plant aimed at processing two/thirds of municipal waste in Malta. The assignment included modelling of waste generation treatment and processing, a demand analysis, the determination of affordability of polluter pays charges across different types of household, determination of a pricing policy for municipal waste management at the household level, as well as the financial, funding, and economic appraisal of the project. In the formulation of the latter E-Cubed Consultants conducted a nationwide survey to establish the contingent valuation for improved municipal waste management in Malta.