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

black balls hitting the water

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

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

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A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene


Why Discard Studies?

“The Era of Antibiotics” by Robert A. Thom, 1950s.

Petri Dish


Research Fellowship: ‘The Skin of Commerce: the role of plastic packaging in the construction of food security, waste and consumer activism in Australia.’


The Plastisphere and other 21st century waste ecosystems


Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic


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