Environmental Sustainability and Education for Waste Management

Implications for Policy and Practice

  • Winnie Wing Mui So
  • Cheuk Fai Chow
  • John Chi Kin Lee

Part of the Education for Sustainability book series (EDFSU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Winnie Wing Mui So, John Chi Kin Lee, Cheuk Fai Chow
    Pages 1-11
  3. Policy and Social Responsibility for Waste Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Annemiek Verrips, Sander Hoogendoorn, Krista Jansema-Hoekstra, Gerbert Romijn
      Pages 43-56
    3. Lincoln Fok, Irene Nga Yee Cheng, Yau Yuen Yeung
      Pages 57-71
  4. Environmental Programmes from Schools and Universities, as well as Community Education for Waste Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Yu Huang, John Chi Kin Lee, Y. T. Jin
      Pages 117-139
    3. Tzu-Chau Chang, John Chi Kin Lee
      Pages 141-157
    4. Chi Chiu Cheang, Tsz Yan Cheung, Winnie Wing Mui So, Irene Nga Yee Cheng, Lincoln Fok, Chi Ho Yeung et al.
      Pages 159-188
  5. New Science and Technologies for Waste Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Simona Francesca Consoletti, Pepijn Prinsen
      Pages 241-270
    3. Nengxiong Wang, Yiu Fai Tsang, Hong Chua, Haakrho Yi, Yi Yang, Chun-Fai Yu et al.
      Pages 271-303

About this book


This book focuses on education for environmental sustainability, in particular the area of solid waste management. Presenting the latest studies from different countries, industries and education sectors on the approaches and innovative ideas to educate future citizens regarding sustainable development of our planet, it is of interest to educators, academics, tertiary students, policy-makers, environmental scientists, social scientists and practitioners who have been involved in education, policy, science, and technological innovation for solid waste management.


Education for Sustainability environmental education Environmental sustainability plastic waste environmental policy policy on solid waste Education for waste management Reduce household waste waste reduction Technologies on plastic waste plastic recycling sustainable ecosystem rapid degradation technology Environmental programmes in Asia

Editors and affiliations

  • Winnie Wing Mui So
    • 1
  • Cheuk Fai Chow
    • 2
  • John Chi Kin Lee
    • 3
  1. 1.The Education University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.Centre for Education in Environmental SustainabilityThe Education University of Hong Kong Hong KongHong Kong
  3. 3.Centre for Education in Environmental SustainabilityThe Education University of Hong Kong Hong KongHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-9172-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-9173-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2367-1769
  • Series Online ISSN 2367-1777
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