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

Food Not Bombs diner and-or volunteer, Tompkins Square Park, New York City, 1996. Photograph courtesy Vikki Law.

Dumpsters, difference, and illiberal embodiment

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Refugees: Humans-as-Waste?

Press photographing damaged books at the conference announcing a lawsuit against the City of New York (Photo: M. Oman-Reagan)

“The Dregs of the Library”: Trashing the Occupy Wall Street Library

black balls hitting the water

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

One of the prepared questions in the Write2Know campaign is about the effect of the oil sands on water quality.

Researcher Activism: The Gutting of Discard Science in Canada and the Write2Know Campaign

Not having been warned about the known hazards, Dene men even slept on burlap bags containing uranium and radium. Image from Beyond Nuclear.

Article Alert! Wasted Life: Labour, Liveliness, and the Production of Value


New Article! The Politics of Open Defecation

Photo by Staten Isand Advance/Steve White. January 4, 2013.

Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Sanitation on Hurricane Sandy


Article Alert- The Sydney Metropolitan Strategy as a zoning technology: analyzing the spatial and temporal dimensions of obsolescence


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