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

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


New Articles: The moral economies of recycling in England and Sweden & Compost, domestic practice, and the transformation of alternative toilet cultures around Skaneateles Lake, NY

Screen Shot 2014-07-24 at 12.05.20 PM

Interactive Visualization of the Global Flow of Electronic Waste


Bringing Waste to Public Spaces: Discussion with Artist Keeley Haftner

Dixie, 1954.

Modern Waste is an Economic Strategy

Image from Recyclism Hacklab's e-waste workshop.

Love in E-waste, a workshop

Art by Fran Crowe

CFP: The Aesthetics of Trash


Why Discard Studies?

Treatment of municipal solid waste in EU27 (2008). Used with permission from Profu.

Misleading waste statistics


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