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Waste as Profit & Alternative Economies

*This is an edited transcript from the IDEAS City lecture on waste by Max Liboiron. Modern waste—that is, mid-20th to 21st century waste—is characterized by a few things. First, there is its tonnage– there is a lot of it, mostly industrial. About 98 percent of waste produced in the United States is industrial solid waste, […]
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Surveying Waste and Capital @ Trade School, NYC

I’ve posted about the classes at Trade School before. It’s a barter-based, pop-up educational initiative that started in New York City and how has versions all over the world. It is open to anyone, and students “pay” their instructor based on what needs the instructor has listed: baked goods, editorial help, rolling pins, and help […]
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