Firmly rooted in the theory and practice of sustainable development, this book offers a comprehensive resource on sustainability, focusing on both industrialized and developing nations. Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives: Approaches, Methods and Perspectives is an attempt to promote and disseminate the work being done in this field by universities around the world. The need to integrate the principles and concepts of green campuses and sustainability into the core of studentsa educational experiences, from high school to college or university, has now been broadly recognized. By doing so, we can ensure that the students of today and tomorrow will acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values needed to create a more sustainable economy and social environment.The market house system serves as a public demonstration project, while classroom replicas of the demonstration system serve as a ... state mandated academic standards in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics as well as Ecology and Environment. ... In order to create a connection to the local community, all food grown in the sixth grade classrooms is donated to a local soup kitchen.
|Title||:||Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives|
|Author||:||Walter Leal Filho, Nandhivarman Muthu, Golda Edwin, Mihaela Sima|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2015-01-21|