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Women’s Environmental Literacy in Managing Waste for Environmental Sustainability of the City

Donna Asteria ()
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Donna Asteria: Universitas Indonesia

Development, 2019, vol. 62, issue 1, 178-185

Abstract: Abstract The article illustrates the research on environmental literacy of women in Jakarta, Indonesia, related to managing household waste through the application of the ‘5R’ principle: reduce, reuse, recycle, replant, and recovery. The results show that women exceeded the operational level literacy by taking proactive actions to empower their communities to protect the environment.

Keywords: Environmental literacy; Women; Socio-ecology; Household waste; Sustainable development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1057/s41301-019-00227-y

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