Estudios y perspectivas en turismo
versión On-line ISSN 1851-1732
SILVA PEREIRA, Gisele y DE CONTO, Suzana Maria. Handling of Solid Waste at Tourist Events: at the National Grape Festival (RS-Brazil). Estud. perspect. tur. [online]. 2008, vol.17, n.2, pp. 55-75. ISSN 1851-1732.
The main object of this article is to analyze the handling of solid residues at tourist events. Field work was conducted using direct observation techniques as well as interviews. Interviewers were: the president, the two vice-presidents and the directors of the 15 different organizing committees of National Grape Festival 2006. The results show the importance of developing environmental education programs in order that employees and volunteers learn to take waste generation into account when planning the event.
Palabras clave : Solid waste; National Grape Festival; Environmental variable.