Abjection: A definition for discard studies

Event: Producing Waste/Producing Space (3/6-7, Princeton University)

The Chinese Logistical Sublime and Its Wasted Remains

CFP: “Faking It:” Counterfeits, Copies, and Uncertain Truths in Science, Technology, and Medicine

CFP: Special issue on Depollution

Map of 40 most influential environmental justice conflicts in the US

Waste and Science, Technology & Environment Hub at Memorial University

New Book! Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950

CFP: Depollution (Feb 28)

CFP: Living in a Toxic World. European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization

CFP: Contested Expertise and Toxic Environments (Due Jan 10)

Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Discard Studies

CFP: Material Culture Symposium on Very Bad Things for Emerging Scholars (Dec 15)

New Report Examines High-Tech Trash & E-Waste Ahead of Black Friday

CFP: Governing the Inorganic: Materials, Infrastructures and Care

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

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

A Methodology for Investigating Cityness through Waste

FIXING THE WORLD: Workshop on Excess, leftover and innovation (Nov 21, Fort Saint-Jean-Marseille)

CFP: The political ecology of industrial waste

CFP: Reuse in an Accelerated World: Mining the Past to Reshape the Future (edited volume)

Call for Designers: ‘Unmaking Waste through Re-Use’ (Nov 30)

CFP: Unmaking Waste (extended deadline Nov 30)

CFP: Cultures of Mending: A collaborative workshop

The Dirty Details: A Response to “Tales of the Trash”

Special Issue on International Chemicals Regulation Following the Minamata Convention

Review of Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice

A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene

CFP: So-called waste’: Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

Special edition on pharmaceuticals in the environment

New Article Alert! Power, Quiescence, and Pollution: The Suppression of Environmental Grievances

Grassroots Mappping: Waste

New Article! Toward a New Theory of Waste: From ‘Matter out of Place’ to Signs of Life

Top Ten Discard Studies posts

New Article! The Politics of Open Defecation

Article Alert! Adjudicating Deep Time: Revisiting the United States’ High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository Project at Yucca Mountain

CFP: Discards, Diverse Economies, and Degrowth. October 5th.

Why “Discard Studies”? Why not “Waste Studies”?

CFP: Resourceful Communities & Wastefulness

New Articles: The moral economies of recycling in England and Sweden & Compost, domestic practice, and the transformation of alternative toilet cultures around Skaneateles Lake, NY

Applications open for E-waste Academy Scientists Edition 2014

Interactive Visualization of the Global Flow of Electronic Waste

CFP: Product Lifetimes and the Environment (PLATE)

Bringing Waste to Public Spaces: Discussion with Artist Keeley Haftner

Modern Waste is an Economic Strategy

The Rare Earth Catalog (and Research Group): Tools for Reckoning with the Anthropocene

Love in E-waste, a workshop

A floating cabinet of contaminated curiosities launches 6/28

Introducing the Discard Studies Compendium, phase one

Speculative Historiographies of Techno-Trash