The Application of Green Behavior: ‘Go Green’ for Campus through Plastic Waste Management for University in South Kalimantan Region

Anisah, Hastin Umi and Wandary, Wimby and Sugiati, Tinik The Application of Green Behavior: ‘Go Green’ for Campus through Plastic Waste Management for University in South Kalimantan Region. In: Conference of the Asian Forum on Business and Education (AFBE).

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Abstract

This study aims to shift students and staff behavior to behave green on managing plastic waste by describing the current condition of the university’s waste management approaches. For university in South Kalimantan region, shifting the conventional plastic waste management to the greener behavior is a bit difficult. The future expectation is that the movement of “Kampus Peduli Sampah” inspires the university level to complete it waste management. The research is approach by the qualitative method of phenomenology. Top down and bottom up approaches are being employed to obtain necessary information and support. Its key informant provide required information about the faculty how they manage their waste, and rector support as the top down approaches is benefited the research agenda to gain institutional approval. Research finding shows that in general, almost all of the faculties within university are not yet behaviorally green in their waste management. It requires significant effort to provide the waste management necessary attention for campus within region. The basic knowledge equipped with sufficient consciousness about sustainable environment within campus area is expected as the small step to achieve its vision. The knowledge about the different kind of waste is already there, but the enforcement to act is still requires encouragement. Keywords: Green Behavior, Green Campus, plastic waste, movement.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Fakultas Ekonomi > Ilmu Ekonomi dan Studi Pembangunan
Depositing User: Mr Arief Mirathan - Eka Setya Wijaya
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2015 01:52
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2015 01:52
URI: http://eprints.unlam.ac.id/id/eprint/501

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