A sweeper with his "bag-carrier" and tools. (1897). From McClure's magazine. NYPL

CFP: Envirotechnical Histories of Waste Management — ASEH 2016, Seattle

This team felt it was important to secure the perimeter of the site.

Students create concept models for Giant Mine markers: Communicating contamination in perpetuity

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A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene

Dixie, 1954.

Modern Waste is an Economic Strategy

Image from the submitted Techno-Trash story by Tyler Fox.

Speculative Historiographies of Techno-Trash

Image of the potential Elder Scrolls Online Daedric Artifacts

Archaeogaming and punk archeology in discard studies


Why Discard Studies?

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

Petri Dish


Waste-Wilderness: A Conversation between Peter Galison and Smudge Studio


New Book! Home Sweat Home: Perspectives on Housework and Modern Relationships


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