Campus Ecology: A Guide to Assessing Environmental Quality and Creating Strategies for Change.

Web Abstract: 
Uses the campus as a laboratory for the study of resource flows and for the implementation of environmentally sound alternatives. Analytical abilities and practical skills students will need to address ecological challenges and solve real problems that are embedded in organizations whose decisions shape our lives and environment are introduced. Sections include: Wastes and Hazards including solid waste, hazardous substances, radioactive waste, medical waste, wastewater and storm runoff, pest control, air quality, and the workplace environment; Resources and Infrastructure including water, energy, food, procurement policies, transportation, and campus design and growth; The Business of Education including research activities, investment policies, business ties, environmental education and literacy, and job placement and environmental careers; and Taking Action including creating strategies for change and working for environmental justice.
Author: 
Smith, April
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
12/31/1992
Page Numbers: 
153
Resource List Category: 
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