Heather Rogers takes a look at society seen through the recent history of garbage. She investigates controversial topics like the politics of recycling and the export of trash to poor countries, while offering a potent argument for change.
see also: Garbology -thanks to Emily Forman for pointing to this.
The project intersects with recent public debate in Copenhagen about air pollution in the city. In collaboration with Senior Scientist Jørgen Brandt from The National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark a first prototype is developed for making an indicator that can be placed in the city and display local levels of pollution as well as pollution forecasts on individual streets. The project holds an open source script for displaying data from the Internet in a variety of forms.