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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Figueroa, Marceline L.
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Institute of Education
Title, Analytic
Solid waste management and environmental education in the school curriculum
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Thomas-Hope, Elizabeth M.
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Solid waste management: Critical issues for developing countries
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Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Canoe Press
Date of Publication
1998
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87-109
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Abstract
Provides an overview of environmental education in the Jamaican formal school curriculum and explores the place of solid waste management in the curriculum. Reports on a survey of solid waste practitioners to establish a conceptual framework for the topic and then analyses the coverage of the identified concepts in the primary, lower secondary and upper secondary school curricula. Argues that the resolution of solid waste problems lies in increasing the ecological literacy of students and empowering them to investigate make decisions, and take action in relation to solid waste issues.....
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