Basis for the Analysis of Plans for the Comprehensive Management of Municipal Solid Waste: A Collaborative Assessment in Two Mexican Universities
American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering
Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017, Pages: 85-89
Received: Mar. 9, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 18, 2017; Published: Jun. 13, 2017
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Conrado Ruiz-Hernández, Unit of Interdisciplinary Research of Health and Education Sciences, FES-Iztacala, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM-Iztacala), Tlalnepantla, Mexico
Alma Delia Lupercio-Lozano, Unit of Interdisciplinary Research of Health and Education Sciences, FES-Iztacala, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM-Iztacala), Tlalnepantla, Mexico
Thalía Ameyatzin Bernal-González, Unit of Interdisciplinary Research of Health and Education Sciences, FES-Iztacala, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM-Iztacala), Tlalnepantla, Mexico
Francisco José Torner-Morales, Unit of Interdisciplinary Research of Health and Education Sciences, FES-Iztacala, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM-Iztacala), Tlalnepantla, Mexico
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Abstract
The seriousness of current environmental problems underlie the importance and urgency of environmental education in higher learning institutions, which need better tools for evaluating environmental programs. This study is based on an evaluation card used to assess the performance of two management programs of municipal solid waste (MSW) implemented in two different universities. The study was conducted during mutual visits between researchers of the two universities. University A has more than ten years of experience with its solid waste management program; university B has two years of experience. The results show the need of an Environmental Institutional Plan that supports and support to guide the short- and long - term, this is where, in addition to the technical and engineering aspects, has strategic value environmental education supported strategies that promote and facilitate the correct disposal and proper management of MSW generated in universities.
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Evaluation, Management Programs, Municipal Solid Waste, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Institutional Plan, Environmental Collaborative Assessment
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Conrado Ruiz-Hernández, Alma Delia Lupercio-Lozano, Thalía Ameyatzin Bernal-González, Francisco José Torner-Morales, Basis for the Analysis of Plans for the Comprehensive Management of Municipal Solid Waste: A Collaborative Assessment in Two Mexican Universities, American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering. Vol. 1, No. 3, 2017, pp. 85-89. doi: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170103.14
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