Étiqueté : Chine

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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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CFP: The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China

The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China Recycling (understood here in a broad sense) played a key role in China’s economic development since the late 1970s. It has undergone major changes in recent years, the most significant of which are perhaps the advent of large-scale, registered market players and state...

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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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Plastic tribute to Van Gogh

(Signalé par notre collègue Cecilia Montero, Cf. Shangai Daily du 11 mai 2016)  More than 4 million plastic bottles are positioned to recreate Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting The Starry Night at the Embrace Cultural and Creative Park in Keelung, Taiwan. The mosaic, titled The Starry Paradise,...