The paper of the ambient education in the formation of sustainable consuming one Searching the endorsement in the legislation, of that the education is a right of all and to have of the Family and the State, art. 205 of the Federal Constitution of 1988 inform that the education ‘ ‘ it will be promoted and stimulated with the contribution of the society, aiming at to the full development of educating, its preparation for the exercise of the citizenship and its qualification for trabalho’ ‘. 1 of art adds interpolated proposition VII to the paragraph. 225, which imposes to the Public Power and all the collective the essential promotion of the Ambient Education in the diverse levels of education, allied awareness of the society on the necessary ambient preservation.
According to Genebaldo Freire 1992, the environmental expression education was heard for the first time in 1965, in Great-Britain, for occasion of the Conference in Education, carried through in Keele, where it was arrived conclusion of that the Ambient Education would have to become essential part of the education of all the citizens. UNESCO (1999) has considered as one of the characteristics most important of the ambient education, the resolution of ambient problems, as agglutinant element in the construction of the sustainable society. In the Conference of Rio De Janeiro -1992 we detach the document Agenda 21, that it consecrates in chapter 36 the promotion of the education, the conscience politics and the training and presents a plan of action for the sustainable development (Manual of FUNASA 2006). In Brazil, in the year of 1999, 9,795 of April of 1999 was promulgated law n, that it makes use on the ambient education and it institutes national politics of ambient education, with the following prominence. Art.1 understands for education the processes by means of which the individual and the collective construct to social values, knowledge, abilities, attitudes and abilities directed toward the conservation of the environment, public easement of the people, essential to the healthy quality of life and its support (PNEA: 1999).