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Waste and waste pickers a series articles in the Guardian

The Guardian has puslished several articles on Waste-pickers: in China : China: the secret lives of urban waste pickers series of pictures: The daily life of Shanghai’s waste pickers in Rio: Rio’s waste pickers: ‘People spat at us but now we’re at the Olympics’ Wastes: China’s booming...

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Techniques et cultures n°65-66: Réparer le monde

Comment penser la production toujours plus excessive des restes de nos sociétés ? Comment repérer des espaces de créativité et d’innovation dans ce qui apparaît comme une des faces les plus refoulées de notre modernité ? Ce numéro exceptionnel de Techniques&Culture livre un panorama international et varié...

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Working on Progress by Yvan Schulz

Anthropology News Unauthorized Recyclers Keep Out Discussions on the fate of discarded electrical and electronic devices (DEEDs, or “e-waste”) and the configuration of the recycling sector in the Global South are riddled with the adjectives “formal” and “informal.” Scientists, engineers, corporate representatives, government officials, environmental activists and journalists...

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Destructivistas

Material world. Occasional paper 6, Joel Cahen (2012, revised 2016) The following text presents questions, possible answers, and tangential thoughts that have surfaced over the last five years (since April 2007) of staging the public Destructivist activity that is Scrap Club. Scrap Club began as an idea...

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Cycling and Recycling. Histories of Sustainable Practices

Edited by Ruth Oldenziel and Helmuth Trischler, Berghahn, 2015; Technology has long been an essential consideration in public discussions of the environment, with the focus overwhelmingly on creating new tools and techniques. In more recent years, however, activists, researchers, and policymakers have increasingly turned to mobilizing older...