The Power Behind Disposability: Why New York City’s ban on polystyrene was vilified, sued, and reversed

Network analysis of academic articles on degrowth and their keywords. By Josh Lepawsky.

Special Issue on Discards, Diverse Economies, and Degrowth

black balls hitting the water

LA’s Shade Balls: The ecological costs of plastics in water

The dog owned by the McFeelys at the time of the author’s visit to the site of Nancy’s seizure. Hastings, Nebraska, April 2011. Photo by Nicholas Shapiro.

Article Alert! Attuning to the Chemosphere: Domestic Formaldehyde, Bodily Reasoning, and the Chemical Sublime

plastic ingest

Funded MA & PhD positions in Participatory Citizen Science, Marine Plastics, and Action-based Research


Canada’s Waste Network Launched!

An image of what we catch in a trawl before we strain it. Photo by Max Liboiron.

Plastic Smog and Horizontal Smoke Stacks: Representations of Pollution as Knowledge

Images of microplastic ingestion by plankton. From Cole, Matthew, et al. "Microplastic ingestion by zooplankton." Environmental science & technology (2013).

How the Ocean Cleanup Array Fundamentally Misunderstands Marine Plastics and Causes Harm

Historic Doukhobor 1895 Arms burning sketch by William Perehudoff, artist from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

An ethics of surplus and the right to waste?: Discards and Degrowth

Debris plot by NASA. A computer-generated image of objects in Earth orbit that are currently being tracked. Approximately 95% of the objects in this illustration are orbital debris, i.e., not functional satellites. The dots represent the current location of each item. The orbital debris dots are scaled according to the image size of the graphic to optimize their visibility and are not scaled to Earth. Public domain image by NASA.

Bibliography on Space Trash & Orbital Debris


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