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Tackling waste in Scotland: incineration, business and politics vs community activism

Jennifer Mackay

in Environmental Justice, Popular Struggle and Community Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350835
eISBN:
9781447350880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350835.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the factors leading to a breakdown in community waste activism and the defeat of anti-incineration against the developments of ‘Energy From Waste’ and incineration technologies ... More


Conclusions

Joshua O. Reno

in Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288935
eISBN:
9780520963771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288935.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion considers waste work as a form of care for North American moderns, one that makes possible their way of life. It begins with a critique of zero-waste solutions, which are problematic ... More


Embracing Green Temporalities: Indigenous Sustainabilities, Anglo-American Utopias

Michelle C. Neely

in Against Sustainability: Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288229
eISBN:
9780823290307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288229.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Against Sustainability concludes with a coda that contrasts Anglo-American and certain Indigenous American approaches to “zero waste.” Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle (1906) illustrates the limitations ... More


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