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Title Implementing campus greening initiatives : approaches, methods and perspectives / Walter Leal Filho, Nandhivarman Muthu, Golda Edwin, Mihaela Sima, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Series World Sustainability Series, 2199-7373
World sustainability series.
Subject Universities and colleges -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Sustainable buildings -- Congresses.
College campuses -- Congresses.
Alt Name Leal Filho, Walter,
Muthu, Nandhivarman,
Edwin, Golda,
Sima, Mihaela,
Description 1 online resource (ix, 362 pages) : illustrations (some color).
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Contents Evolving and Implementing Energy Recovering Strategy from Food wastes at Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya (JNV) for Fostering Campus Sustainability -- The Charter of Todi and the Strategy of Education for a Sustainable Management and Promotion of Territory -- Overview of Natural Stones as an Energy Efficient and Climate Responsive Material Choice for Green Buildings -- The Role of Higher Educational Institutions and Other Training Organizations to Promote Renewable Energy in India -- Flag-shipping?indicators? for green-campus transitions and sustainability: A Case Study of Learner-centered projects at Loyola Secunderabad -- Green Transport Solutions for Developing Cities: A Case Study of Nairobi, Kenya -- Food Waste Prevention and Management in Higher Education -- Renewable Energy on Campus at the University of Wyoming -- Strategies for Sustainable Development of Wet Land Resources: Lake Ousteri, Puducherry -- Integrated Land Use Development for Green Campus -- Gujarat Vidyapith: On the Way to Greening of the University -- Food Production as an Integrating Context for Campus Sustainability -- Campus Greening: Why it is Worthy it.
Summary 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 students? 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.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 5, 2015).
ISBN 9783319119618 (electronic bk.)
3319119613 (electronic bk.)
3319119605 (print)
9783319119601 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-11961-8
OCLC # 900606165
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319119601

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