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

Misleading waste statistics

Light planes and vehicles sit among the debris after they were swept by a tsunami that struck Sendai airport in northern Japan on Friday March 11, 2011. Image by By Kansan Staff.

Where Are We Now? Tsunami Debris Three Years Later

Screenshot of interactive data visualization from the Guardian. Graphic by Duncan Clark and Kiln, drawing on work by Mike Bostock and Jason Davies.

Solutions to waste and the problem of scalar mismatches

Awareness campaign on food waste.

Against Awareness, For Scale: Garbage is Infrastructure, Not Behavior

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San Francisco’s Famous 80% Waste Diversion Rate: Anatomy of an Exemplar

A sanitation worker teams up with members of the National Guard to clear debris in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island. (Amy Pearl/WNYC)

Sanitation Workers: Hurricane Sandy’s First Responders

Post-Sandy "short dump" at Jacob Riis Park. November 13, 2012. Photo by Michael Anton, DSNY.

Trash, debris, or neither? The Nature of Waste During Disaster

Image from photo-narrative project "Chasing Sanitation"

Tales from Our Trash: Sanitation Workers, Sustainable Cities, and the Value of Knowledge

Fresh Kills, 1973. Photo by Chester Higgins

A history of New York City’s solid waste management in photographs

losquaderno garbage and wastes edition

lo Squaderno special edition on Garbage & Wastes

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