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Sustainability Education Research Guide

A research portal to sustainability resources at Humber and beyond.

Introduction

Nine people picking up trashDefinition:
Waste management systems (also known as waste disposal) are actions taken towards managing waste from when it is created to how it is disposed of. This includes the collection,transportation, treatment, disposal as well as monitoring the process (United Nations Statistics Division, 2017).  

Areas of Interest:
Waste Management

Zero Waste
Landfill

What is Humber doing: 
 
Humber is tackling waste management by creating the following

  • Easy to follow waste signage
  •  Step by step recycling process 
  • Working with departments and Faculties to educate them on how to sort waste properly 
  • Giving students the education to continue waste management skills after leaving Humber 
  • Further educating custodial staff on proper recycling habits 

Resources