Participatory Environmental Management at the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Implementing environmental management in university campuses is a tendency that is extending to many universities inAmerica. The UNA-Sustainable Campus Program of the National University of Costa Rica is a good example; it is in charge of carrying out different actions to fulfill the environmental p...

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Autores Principales: Avendaño, Daniel, García, Daniela
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://www.revistas.una.ac.cr/index.php/ambientales/article/view/7705
Sumario: Implementing environmental management in university campuses is a tendency that is extending to many universities inAmerica. The UNA-Sustainable Campus Program of the National University of Costa Rica is a good example; it is in charge of carrying out different actions to fulfill the environmental policy of this public higher education institution. Its methodology is based on a Participatory Model of Environmental Management through the creation of Environmental Commissions. This article reflects on the challenges and future perspectives of this experience so it can become a replicable lesson to other universities.