The Dirt

New articles, positions, special issues and calls for papers related to Discard Studies for January 2021.

Firsting in Research

Firsting in research, then, is not about being first to a place, first to know something, first to discover something. It is a proclamation of power to make property in someone’s home, to put your own name on otherwise shared or common knowledge. It’s a proclamation of the privilege to not see others, cite others, or acknowledge others.

COVID-19 measures and industrial workplaces

The obsession that media has had with small businesses has hidden the most aggressive public health measures are missing the biggest driver of the pandemic: large industrial workplaces.

Top 10 Discard Studies articles of 2020

It’s time for reminiscing! And what better topic to think back on than a year’s worth of trashy insights? Here are the top ten posts from Discard Studies in 2020 as determined by our readers!

The Dirt

The Dirt is a monthly compilation of recent publications, positions, opportunities, and calls for proposals in the field of discard studies. Here is The Dirt for December 2020.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 waste management policy should include the informal sector

Though Nigeria approved a national solid waste management policy earlier this year, it does not provide a plan to include the large informal sector. An inclusive policy is one recognising and involving informal waste workers in solid waste management while also yielding improvements in their lives and waste management performance.

The Dirt

The Dirt is a monthly compilation of recent publications, positions, opportunities, and calls for proposals in the field of discard studies. Here is The Dirt for November 2020.

How to Twitter Conference (#Discard2020)

In November 2020, Discard Studies held our first ever Twitter Conference. Here’s how it worked! #TwitterConference

Discard Studies Twitter Conference Schedule

The Discard Studies Twitter Conference is going live on November 16th and 17th! Here is the schedule. #Discard2020

The Dirt

The Dirt is a monthly compilation of recent publications, positions, opportunities, and calls for proposals in the field of discard studies. Here is The Dirt for October 2020.