Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Mapping Informal Waste Sector in Da Nang

The informal waste sector dominates the tradeable waste collection system in Viet Nam. While this ecosystem is not well understood, it is accepted to be one of the most crucial … Continue reading

Sunday, 13 September 2020 · Leave a comment

Plastic and the city

The burden of single-use plastic bags on urban infrastructure has been a focus of the environmentalist movements and urbanist thought in the 21st century. Single-use plastic bags, however, are not … Continue reading

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Waste not, want not

The working lives of India’s urban waste pickers show the hidden connections between everything that matters in the city. Managing India’s urban waste will always be about more than just … Continue reading

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 · Leave a comment