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The objective of the research was to estimate the willingness to pay for an improvement in the management of household solid waste in the city of Huancané, Puno – Peru. For which the most significant social, economic and environmental determinants were established to obtain the willingness to pay through a survey with referendum questions and double limits applied to 288 households; Likewise, the contingent valuation method (CVM) and the referendum econometric models (probit, logit and cloglog) and double limit were considered. It was established that 35.76% of households are not willing to pay, compared to 64.24% who indicated that they are willing to pay an average of S / 3.91 soles per month for an improvement in the management of household solid waste; The factors that directly influenced this decision were the level of education, income, perception of pollution generated by the waste and indirectly the hypothetical price and the level of satisfaction with the household solid waste management service. The benefits generated by the willingness to pay amounted to S / 4,480.86 soles.