Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

A Review of Sustainable Campus Concept in the Context of Solid Waste Management
Muhamad Azahar Abas, Amal Najihah Muhamad Nor, Nur Hanisah Abdul Malek, Nor Hizami Hassin

The concept of sustainability in higher education has begun to captive the attention many of tertiary institutions since 1990. Hence, plethora activities related to sustainable development have been implemented by higher education institution in many countries. For example, sustainable solid waste management program is one of the most implemented activities to achieve sustainable campus aspiration. However, the practices and programs related to managing sustainable solid waste in campus are confronted with many challenges. Therefore, this paper will examine the concept of sustainable campus in the context of solid waste management that suitable higher education environment. This conceptual discussion will provide an understanding of sustainable solid waste management that can be implemented in higher education institution. A case study of practices and programs related to sustainable solid waste management in campus were reviewed to inspire other higher education institution to conduct significant solid waste management programs. This could be an insight for developing countries like Malaysia for achieving sustainable solid waste management in campus.

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