Barcelona towards Sustainability


  • Farah Ayuni Shafie Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam, Malaysia



This paper describes two main aspects of environmental management in Barcelona; city mobility and waste management. The observation is documented through hard evidence of photographs, local authority database and information accessible to the public. This paper is divided into three sections; 1) current urban planning and management 2) the sustainability and environmental approaches governed by the city 3) personal thoughts and experience overlooking the general attitude and culture of the people of Barcelona. The lessons learned can be applied to Malaysia in a organized locality.

Keywords: sustainability, waste management, city mobility, Barcelona.

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.





How to Cite

Shafie, F. A. (2018). Barcelona towards Sustainability. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 3(10), 21-27.