Title: Greening the ivory tower: campus environmental management initiatives in the USA

Authors: April A. Smith

Addresses: President, ReThink, Inc. (environmental consultancy), 4223 Glencoe Avenue, Suite B 103, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, USA

Abstract: This paper reviews the campus environmental and ecology movement in the USA from its early days, with a number of case studies of initiatives at US colleges and universities. The obstacles to the campus environmental stewardship movement are examined. Some pointers are given to successful approaches to campus environmental management, including steps for incorporating environmental efforts into the day-to-day practices and teaching at colleges and universities.

Keywords: campus environmental initiatives; campus environmental management; ecology; environmental stewardship; UCLA; USA; United States; higher education.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1997.030236

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1997 Vol.7 No.1, pp.29 - 39

Published online: 12 Dec 2009 *

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