CFP: Suspensions: Atmospherics of the Anthropocene (deadline May 26)

Community repair: a pop-up alternative to the throwaway society

Putting Dirt in its Place: The Contemporary Politics of Waste (Conference in Cambridge, UK. June 2017)

Sonic Breakdown, Extinction and Memory

Call for participation: Enacting Environmental Data Justice

Repair and Software: Updates, Obsolescence, and Mobile Culture’s Operating Systems

Beyond breakdown: Exploring Regimes of Maintenance


Special Issue of Continent: “R3pair Volume”

Review of ‘Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present’

CFP: Waste, Space, and Place

CFP: Sciences, savoirs et pratiques des déchets: Dialogues entre mondes européens et américains

Article Alert! New texts in discard studies!

CFP: Waste, Materialities & Meaning: Anthropological Engagements with Reuse, Repair and Care (4/7 deadline)

Maintainers II, April 6-9, 2017: Program & Registration

Two newly launched open-access waste journals

Electronics Reuse and Recycling in Peru: A Photographic exploration

CFP: special issue on Organizing and Managing Waste

CFP: Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology & Science

How the ‘guerrilla archivists’ saved history – and are doing it again under Trump

CFP: Toxic legacies, global pollutants (June 2017, Durham University)

We need to think about redefining citizenship in the Anthropocene

Difference in the Anthropocene: Indigenous Environmentalism in the Face of Settler Colonialism

Introducing the terrifying mathematics of the Anthropocene

When Deep Time Becomes Shallow: Knowing Nuclear Waste Risk Ethnographically

Pre-doctoral Fellowship in nuclear waste in Japan (US citizens only)

CFP: Food Packaging: Uncovering the History (December, Tokyo)

An Introduction to Hoarding

The case for a people’s smart sanctions campaign against Trump’s America

CFP-Crip Technoscience

CFP: Discarded & Queered Life: Exploring Urban Political & Queer Ecologies of Value and Exclusion

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Grounding the Ecocritical: Materializing Wastelands and Living on in the Middle East (3/ 1)

Information Salvage

Research challenges the view that environmental regulators are anti-business

CFP: Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies

Free student membership in Solid Waste Association of North America

CFP: Workshop on “Pollution, Environmental Justice, and Citizen Science”

Graduate Scholarships in Solid Waste Research (USA)

CFP: Treating Waste as a Resource

Special Issue of Techniques & Culture on Réparer le monde/Fixing the world: Excess, Leftover and Innovation

Article Alert! New writing in discard studies

CFP: Theorizing Harm

Precision is not accuracy.

Spotlight on Scholars: Rachele Dini and why the literature of waste matters

Top posts on the Discard Studies Blog in 2016

Bibliography for Critical Ecology

Take a deep breath – here’s what 2016 revealed about the deadly dangers of air pollution

Victory at Standing Rock reflects a failure of US energy and climate policy

CFP: The Lives and Afterlives of Plastic: A nearly carbon-neutral conference

CFP: Environmental Justice 2017 – Looking Back, Looking Forward