Behavior analysts collaborate with experts and policy makers to improve sustainable practices in a variety of areas, including environmental conservation and preservation; energy use and renewable energy; pollution, emission control, and transportation; food production, consumption, and waste; recycling and waste reduction; consumer education; and political action.

Environmental sustainability is one of many applied behavior analysis (ABA) subspecialties. To learn more about ABA and its application in other subspecialties, check out the About Behavior Analysis web page.

Environmental Sustainability Subspecialty Fact Sheet

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Environmental sustainability is one of several ABA subspecialty fact sheets produced by the BACB in partnership with subject matter experts (SMEs).

Each fact sheet also includes a list of additional resources and reading materials for those who wish to learn more.

This resource may be freely distributed and hosted online.

Sustainable Practices

By William L. Heward, EdD, BCBA–D

You can find all of the BACB’s ABA subspecialty videos on our BACB Videos web page or our YouTube channel.

A breakdown of certificants by primary ABA subspecialty is available in the Primary Areas of Professional Emphasis infographic on the BACB Certificant Data web page.