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dc.contributor.authorStansfield, John
dc.description.abstractKi te kahore he whakakitenga ka ngaro te iwi "Without foresight or vision the people will be lost" In this case study I introduce a social enterprise in waste and recycling using community development methodology. The study draws on my personal experience as an activist insider and islander, the records of our social enterprise and the extensive public record in the community media. Rachel Carson’s (1962) seminal work Silent Spring was a clarion call to environmental concern which drew a sharp focus to the poisoning of the planet. Today’s environmentalism poses a powerful critique and in the contemporary lens of sustainable development addresses social and economic as well as environmental concerns. The separation of people from planet as a locus of concern has not served either well. Nor are the realms mutually antagonistic or exclusive (Bradshaw and Winn, 2000). The bringing together of these two themes is evident from the time of the Bruntland Commission (1987) and thereafter through the major international governance conferences and resolutions such as Agenda 21 in 1992, and the Kyoto Protocol in 1997. In this case study I will relate how an enterprising community achieved social, economic and environmental goals building their community capacity and having a lot of fun in the process.en_NZ
dc.publisherThe University of Glasgow (Glasgow, Scotland)en_NZ
dc.rightsCreative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.en_NZ
dc.subjectWaiheke Island (N.Z.)en_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectwaste reductionen_NZ
dc.subjectwaste managementen_NZ
dc.subjectcommunity waste minimisationen_NZ
dc.subjectcommunity recycling centresen_NZ
dc.titleSpinning rubbish into golden_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden050205 Environmental Managementen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden111708 Health and Community Servicesen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationStansfield, J. (2018). Spinning rubbish into gold. Radical Community Work Journal, 3 (2), 1-9.en_NZ
unitec.publication.titleRadical Community Work Journalen_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.publication.placeGlasgow, Scotlanden_NZ
unitec.institution.studyareaSocial Practice

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