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From Trash to Treasure

Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen, Olli Pyyhtinen
2020 Valuation Studies  
It involves a particular orientation to the urban environment that we call the scavenger gaze. Third, the informants also value the practice itself in relation to its societal relevance.  ...  First, in order to emphasize the creative side of dumpster diving as a practice of valuation, we draw on Georg Simmel's theory of value, supplementing it with the concepts of actuality and virtuality,  ...  We also extend our thanks to Maiju Ripatti for helping us gain access to informants right at the beginning of the study.  ... 
doi:10.3384/vs.2001-5992.2020.7.2.197-220 fatcat:7pm36wcigrdndn56riiixqpsrq

From trash to treasure and beyond: the meaning of voluntary disposition

Pia A. Albinsson, B. Yasanthi Perera
2009 Journal of Consumer Behaviour  
Y. (2009), From trash to treasure and beyond: the meaning of voluntary disposition. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 8: 340-353.  ...  Researchers have devoted less attention to consumers' disposition behaviors, including factors that influence disposition decisions.  ...  Leesa and Sarah also spoke about the difference in individuals' values with the statement ''someone's trash is another's treasure.''  ... 
doi:10.1002/cb.301 fatcat:6bpdz6yisnfqbjn267l2b2jz3i

Your Trash Is Someone's Treasure

Joshua Reno
2009 Journal of material culture  
This paper discusses scavenging and dumping as alternative approaches to deriving value from rubbish at a large Michigan landfill.  ...  Both practices are attuned to the indeterminacy and power of abandoned things, but in different ways.  ...  That, for him, is living the ideal life -far from home and work, with nothing but potential treasures waiting in the dirt.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1359183508100007 fatcat:kugmjkbe7ndrbg2fjujml6bhcu

Emerging Roles of Urine-Derived Components for the Management of Bladder Cancer: One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

Sarah Minkler, Fabrice Lucien, Michael J. Kimber, Dipak K. Sahoo, Agnes Bourgois-Mochel, Margaret Musser, Chad Johannes, Igor Frank, John Cheville, Karin Allenspach, Jonathan P. Mochel
2021 Cancers  
Urine is an underused resource of biological components shed from bladder tumors, such as exfoliated cells and extracellular vesicles, that could serve as molecular fingerprints and provide valuable biological  ...  The development of innovative molecular and cellular tools is necessary to refine patient stratification and help predict response to treatment.  ...  As such, collection of urine specimens offers distinct advantages over tissue biopsies due to the non-invasive nature of the method and the ability to perform longitudinal sample collection during the  ... 
doi:10.3390/cancers13030422 pmid:33498666 fatcat:bzlqao6snrcp7bdsmtj2m4uz74

Animal waste work. The case of urban sewage management in Sweden

Tora Holmberg
2019 Contemporary Social Science  
Being closely connected to waste in the cultural imagery, urban animals that feed on garbage may themselves be regarded and treated as trash (Jerolmack, 2008) .  ...  Zooming in on the digestive assemblageswhere some feed and others eatallows us to question the inherent, and perhaps unavoidable, anthropocentric heritage of the trash/treasure binary (Hird, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/21582041.2019.1630669 fatcat:zczcx7orkzav7mcyjh7cwekoke

A Study of Fifth Graders' Environmental Learning Outcomes in Taipei

Ching-San Lai
2018 International Journal of Research in Education and Science  
Acknowledgements This study would like to thank Mr. Y. C. Huang in helping the science teaching of environmental education unit.  ...  If everybody could do that, albatrosses would not mistake garbage for food and die and there would be no super garbage dump, "trash soup", and garbage land on the sea.  ...  Otherwise, a garbage patch that is 40 times larger than Taiwan would be formed. The garbage would be swallowed by ocean animals which will be caught and eaten by humans.  ... 
doi:10.21890/ijres.383171 fatcat:5kxtm6ac3beplb4z2n2oqxs7ya

Da'wah bi al-Hal in Empowering Campus-Assisted Community through Waste Bank Management

Mukti Ali, Saipullah Hasan
2019 Ilmu Dakwah Academic Journal for Homiletic Studies  
This study aims to analyze the implementation of da'wah movement through waste bank management, from assessment, recycling management, construction, to evaluation.  ...  This program is a manifestation of the application of da'wah bi al-hal (preaching by actuating) to build assisted-communities who are empowered and independent in processing garbage.  ...  As a result, garbage collection locations are often unable to collect garbage from residents so that it looks untidy and disrupts the activities of residents whose homes are made of landfill.  ... 
doi:10.15575/idajhs.v13i2.6441 fatcat:lv64jaw3czdwhkwyfccsojuw3q

The Contribution of Ephemera Dealers

Robert Dalton Harris, Diane DeBlois, David Margolis, Jean Moss
2008 RBM A Journal of Rare Books Manuscripts and Cultural Heritage  
In describing their passions, they hope to connect with the collector inside the library and archives profession, as ...  ...  both the importance of ephemera and the complementary role dealers can have with librarians and curators in building collections.  ...  Some of my most important "finds" continue to come from a sensitivity to salvage.  ... 
doi:10.5860/rbm.9.1.300 fatcat:x3aplj477jaadoz2hiyqfwjykm

FEASIBILITY STUDY ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN PORT HARCOURT METROPOLIS: CAUSES, EFFECT AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

CF Ikebude
2016 Nigerian Journal of Technology  
In this study, solid waste management in Port Harcourt Metropolis, it causes, effect and possible solutions ranging from waste generation, storage, segregation, collection, treatment and disposal has been  ...  These shows poor solid waste management approach and the consequences ranges from aesthetic degradation to pollution of the environment hence the use of solid waste management professionals and sanitarians  ...  The 35% that accounts for paper and glass are re-cycable if proper measures are put in place, in other words this trash can be turned to treasure.  ... 
doi:10.4314/njt.v36i1.33 fatcat:dcf6xtrk3bfs3po2js6mmgjby4

Cisco Trash Map

Miranda Trimmier
2019 Places  
Out back, she’d lofted telephone poles into an ingenious shade-screen-and-deck and dragged concrete slabs over from Trash Island to fashion a porch.  ...  Eileen calls it her Beating Red Heart, and she hikes out to visit whenever life around Trash Island gets to be too much.  ... 
doi:10.22269/190219 fatcat:emzbxchxebazppmyiwdmoxbidu

The Banality of Degradation : Andy Warhol, the Velvet Underground and the trash aesthetic

Simon Warner
2012 Volume! - La revue des musiques populaires  
The article proposes that while Warhol and the band built on traditions from Dada to the Beats to build a form of anti-art, it was during this key time that the ideas of trash -from the Pop Art celebrations  ...  Subsequent disciples of the model have demonstrated a similar lack of sanctimony, a sustained moral ambivalence, to the sensitive topics they address and the materials they manipulate to make their statements  ...  Robert Frank's 1959 photography collection included a preface from Jack Kerouac.  ... 
doi:10.4000/volume.3508 fatcat:3sdophaqczbtlpuyqpk72noqwa

CONFRONTING THE RECKLESS GAMBLING WITH PEOPLE'S HEALTH AND LIVES: URBAN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN ZIMBABWE

2013 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
The major conclusion is that there is urgent need for sustainable waste management chiefly through community participation and concomitant attitude change to adopt a 'trash is treasure, waste is wealth  ...  Inefficient collection mechanisms by municipalities and lack of 'separate at source' models have led to adverse effects on our ecosystem and the environment.  ...  A necessary concurrent attitudinal change required is to adopt a "trash is treasure/cash" "or "waste is wealth" and "refuse is resource attitude".  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2013.v2n1p67 fatcat:wk5yiw47lfbk3iwhmzqqolvggi

Innovations in Government from around the World. The most recent awards winners from the Ford Foundation sponsored Innovations Programs in Brazil, Chile, China, Mexico, Native America, Philippines, South Africa and the United States of America

Peter Spink, Jacqueline Brigagão
2003 Cadernos Gestão Pública e Cidadania  
of garbage-there are two units to collect the garbage, one collects the organic and the other the inorganic. 3 " Lombricompostas" -the module of composition of organic fertilizer is made of layers , that  ...  The axe fell heaviest on the politically sensitive Municipal Treasury Office, where the number of employees was trimmed to nine from 27.  ...  Toledo Plan: Toledo Public Schools, Ohio How to cull poor-performing teachers from the ranks has long been an issue nettling teacher unions, school administrators, students and parents.  ... 
doi:10.12660/cgpc.v8n32.43852 fatcat:hrv2abr335gl7nero5ggo3ekga

Data out of place: Toxic traces and the politics of recycling

Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
2019 Big Data & Society  
This perspective, I argue, allows us to connect to, extend and nuance existing discussions of digital traces.  ...  It has become increasingly common to talk about "digital traces".  ...  Such discourses on digital traces echo slogans such as 'from trash to treasure', and draw on the coding of trash as a resource and a rich arsenal of invention histories, where by-products suddenly become  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053951719875479 fatcat:zm6p6onhgfe7dpcpe75nrwtgau

Promoting a community-based solid-waste management initiative in local government: Yala municipality, Thailand

Jitti Mongkolnchaiarunya
2005 Habitat International  
A package of new practices was introduced, one of which ("Garbage for Eggs") is described here.  ...  Residents were encouraged to bring recyclable material to exchange for eggs, at monthly exchanges in local communities, with emphasis on poorer communities.  ...  Special thanks are also geared towards the people of Klong Toey community in Bangkok, who initiated the Garbage for Eggs project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0197-3975(03)00060-2 fatcat:wi3rb5bdrbd3xlju5e25psi52q
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