Chapter 9 What a Waste Stakeholder engagement and sports event waste management: An analysis on operational efficiency
Published: May 2022
Component type: chapter
Published in: Events Mismanagement
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781915097101-4980
Waste management is an integral part of a green event and crucial to its environ- mental credentials (McCullough et al., 2016; Verdonk et al., 2017). Conventional waste management studies focus on municipal waste collection (Schneider et al., 2017); waste separation behaviour (Stoeva & Alrikkson, 2017); intervention strategies (Shearer et al., 2016) and governance-related challenges (Kromidha et al., 2019). But as green events become more prevalent, research on the waste management of events is gaining momentum (Wall-Tweedie & Nguyen, 2018; Han et al., 2015; Barber et al., 2014; Mair & Laing, 2013). Waste management is the most visible green measure in sports events. It is also relatively low cost, compared to the incorporation of eco-designs in the construction or retro-fitting of sport facilities (Hedayati et al., 2014). Moreover, it is easier to promote recycling than to engage with transportation stakeholders to address the carbon footprint of non- domestic travel in sports tourism (Wicker, 2017).
- Joo Ee Gan, Monash University Malaysia (author) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0478-0636
- Brian Low, Monash University Malaysia (author)
- Benjamin Wong Tziak Ze, Monash University Malaysia (author) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5570-8223
For the source title:
- Tim Brown, University of Chester (editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8654-8952
- Phil Higson, Chester Business School (editor)
- Lindsey Gaston, Liverpool John Moores University (editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5706-1635
Gan, Low & Ze, 2022
Gan, J.E., Low, B. & Ze, B.W.T. (2022) "Chapter 9 What a Waste Stakeholder engagement and sports event waste management: An analysis on operational efficiency" In: Brown, T., Higson, P. & Gaston, L. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781915097101-5225
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