The Author consider some aspects of the waste service, as a public service, depending on the introduction of the new functions of the Regulatory Authority for Energy Networks and the Environment. Above all, the identification of the activities included in the waste service is important to check the methods of assignment. In particular, the analysis focuses on the integrated management of waste, just to consider the service granted exclusively. The impact of the regulation is also considered on the existing way of manage the service, as it is necessary to take know an articulated situation in Italy and different realities. The different development of the plants is a factor that, according to the Author, will require a differentiated regulatory structure. The contribution look to the problem of the lack of an organic regulation on assimilated waste, due to the municipal level. It’s something that impacts on regulation, and ultimately on the market.
Keywords: Waste service management, privative, sector regulation, assimilated waste
Jel Code: K2, K23