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Trump may reverse US climate policy but will have trouble dismantling EPA

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Paid graduate positions in discard studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Why it’s easier for India to get to Mars than to tackle its toilet challenge

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CFP: Queer/Crip Contagions

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CFP: Remediation, Restoration and the Environmental Legacies of Extractive Industries in the North

Flier posted around Texas State University this week.

In Trump’s America, 72% of the population is disposable

A seamstress repairs a pair of jeans at her streetside sewing stand on Sukhumvit Soi 3 in Bangkok, Thailand.  These foot-powered sewing machines are a common sight along many streets in Bangkok.

CFP: Repair Matters

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CFP: Indigenous resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice

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Call for Fellows: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

Image from Toxic By Design (2016) report. Illustration by Adam Cross. CC

How toxic flame retardant chemicals become-and stay-ubiquitous in our homes and bodies

A rotary milking parlor at a modern dairy facility. Photo by Gunnar Richter. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Dumping Milk from the Treadmill of Production

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On Solidarity and Molecules (#MakeMuskratRight)

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CFP: The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China

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CFP: Integrating waste systems: interrogating system boundaries and performance possibilities (AAG 2016)

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CFP: Opening the Bin – New perspectives on waste, culture and society from the humanities and the social sciences

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PhD position in place/Land-based knowledge

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Location, location, location: why South Australia could take the world’s nuclear waste

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CFP: Environmental Justice & Deep Intersectionality

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Article Alerts for September 2016

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Superbugs evolve in waste water, and could end up in our food

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CFP: Informality, legitimacy and authority in the age of the “Circular Economy” (AAG)

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CFP: Trash Postgraduate Symposium (Vienna)

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3 PhD positions in “Hazardous Travels: Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy”

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CFP: Beyond the ‘end of Cheap Nature’: The production of waste-based commodity frontiers (AAG)

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CFP: Ecologies of Toxicity

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CFP: Unnecessary, Unwanted and Uncalled-for: A Workshop on Uselessness

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Modular electronic products and waste

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Modern Waste and Industrial Ruins in the Anthropocene

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CFP: Analytics for the Anthropocene: Socioecological futures and scale

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CFP: Racism’s Toxic Entanglements in the Age of Flint and Ferguson (AAG 2017)

Jinyoung selling her old stuff at the Hietalahdintori flea market.

CFP: Changing Secondhand Economies

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Ethnographic Refusal: A How to Guide

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Article Alerts in Discard Studies (June-July 2016)

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Environmentality

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Treasure from trash: how mining waste can be mined a second time

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CFP: Chernobyl – Turning Point or Catalyst? Changing Practices, Structures and Perceptions in Environmental Policy and Politics (1970s-1990s)

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Workshop: Opening the Bin – New perspectives on waste, culture and society from the humanities and the social sciences

Sign at “Occupy the Farm” in Albany, CA. Photo courtesy of the author.

A Brief History of Anti-Capitalism, Pulled from a Dumpster

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Article Alert! New texts in discard studies

John M. Grunsfeld helps to repair and replace the power control unit on the Hubble Telescope on NASA’s third service mission. The last and final service mission was in 2009. Photo taken on 2 March 2002. From Wikimedia Commons.

Anthropocene Adjustments: Discarding the Technosphere

Video still from TruthSec Anons, "A Messeage To Gov. Richard Dale Synder" (2016).

A Bibliography for Teaching Flint

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Tomorrow! Free training call on “What You Need To Know About Contaminated Drinking Water: A Focus on Lead”

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Workshop Circulaciones Icomodas (Mayo 19)

Health Effects of Uranium. Radiation Monitoring Project.

Drawing the Invisible: An interview with the illustrator for the Radiation Monitoring Project

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CFP: ASLE Graduate Symposium 2016: Toxic Borders and Bondages (May 25)

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Reconciliation’s Waste: heritage and waste in post-apartheid South Africa

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CFP: Towards an ecology of neglected things

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Article Alert! Table of Contents for new texts in Discard Studies

Cap construction at West Mound. Tire tracks trace the distribution of soil barrier material, and landfill gas wellheads protrude from the surface. | Photo © Michael McWeeney. Photo used with permission.

Environmental historians get wasted: ASEH conference report

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More boys are diagnosed with cancer than girls worldwide – why?

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Article Alert! New articles in discard studies from October

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Discard Studies Article Alerts for October!

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CFP: The Politics of Valuation

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Article Alert for Discard Studies! (August 2016)

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CFP: Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery, ASLE Biennial