Waste not Want not?: China’s Waste Ban and Global Consumption

Know that feeling when you are out, just finish a drink and are about to throw it away when you realize there are no recycling bins around? Okay, maybe a trashcan will do—can’t find that either? And then you spend the hour carrying around your trash? Well this is sort of the predicament Western countries … More Waste not Want not?: China’s Waste Ban and Global Consumption

Fantastic Plastics – Revisiting Waste

Fantastic plastic? Not anymore! The miraculous material of the 1940s is now haunting consumers and retailers. Morbid photos of deceased marine life with stomachs exploding with plastic bags, bottles, and cups flood our newsfeeds. David Attenborough elegantly shames us while showing how rubbish from Oklahoma ends up strangling a tortoise in a distant sea. Humanity’s … More Fantastic Plastics – Revisiting Waste