How to live with waste?
Waste is widely recognised as one of the most urgent environmental and social problems faced by humanity today. Despite ever-more efficient reuse and recycling, the amount of waste has not diminished considerably, rather the opposite. This makes households primary units of waste management.
Mundane materials such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles and cans, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, consumer electronics and batteries turn to waste as they travel through household practices. We ask: How is waste enmeshed in everyday lives, economies, policies and the sociocultural order?
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