Carl A. Zimring is Associate Professor of Sustainability Studies at the Pratt Institute. He is author of the books Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America (Rutgers UP, 2005), Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States (NYU Press, 2015), and the forthcoming Aluminum Upcycled: Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017). He is also general editor of Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage (Sage, 2012) and author of several articles on the history of how humans define and manage waste.
Changing Lifestyle to Mitigate Climate Change
August 23, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels Watch Prof. Carl Zimring (Pratt Institute) and Alisa Shargorodsky (Zero Waste Consultant) discuss the our lifestyles, impact on waste generation and climate change. This panel is organized under the theme "Consumption & Climate Change" sponsored by ISVAG under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste.