Links tagged with “rubbish”
Envac – Residential areas
Vacuum-powered “waste handling”. Maybe this is what the proposed Ikea development would use. Presumably more modern than the Barbican’s old Garchey system.
LRB | Andrew O’Hagan : The Things We Throw Away
Wonderful essay about the UK’s rubbish and recycling. Well worth reading. “Throwing things away has been so essential to our sense of how to live that we forget we invented the process just to increase our pleasures.”
Running the Numbers - An American Self-Portrait
Images showing the number of things used by Americans every day/week/month/etc. Amazing, scary, etc. (via Haddock)