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The Transparency Project – Call for Abstracts

The Transparency Project: Everyday Products, Consumer Knowledge and Environmental Impacts The Transparency project has just announced call for expression of interest for the seminar being held in Feb 2020! The seminar and linked publication will be focused on the problem of opacity, or a lack of evident transparency and traceability in everyday products in today’s […]

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What We Learn from Trash…

New York City residents produce 11,000 tons of garbage every day. Every day! This astonishing statistic is just one of the reasons Robin Nagle started a research project with the city’s Department of Sanitation. She walked the routes, operated mechanical brooms, even drove a garbage truck herself—all so she could answer a simple-sounding but complicated […]

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