QUESTION - SOLID WASTE RESOURCES - Other than the Nat Geo Human Footprint - are there any other great MCPop resources related to, well, garbage?
Karen, lots of ideas on this one but to start. I heard this on NPR yesterday...
Pepper-Spraying The Holidays: Time And The Ethic Of Consumption
and the Story of Stuff is classic - http://youtu.be/gLBE5QAYXp8
and if you want a really fascinating story to excerpt - you know, of course, about all the solid waste floating in the oceans - see What can 28,000 rubber duckies lost at sea teach us about our oceans? and Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of th...
And clips and still photos from this photographer are stunningly disturbing:
Manufactured Landscapes: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky
Manufactured Landscapes (US Edition)
TED: Edward Burtynsky on manufactured landscapes He also has a newer TED talk on oil!
Ohhh, poop I just realized this is in a floating discussion - that is not good as they are often overlooked - can you copy and paste the question into the Sustainable/Green Education discussion forum and I'll repost my response over there.
That way all the people who are into this topic get an e-mail as soon as you post the discussion and I can share it in a crowdsource broadcast!