We’re Gonna Carry That Weight a Long Time

“David Farrier reflects on the immense burden of materials that mark our place on Earth.”

Published: May 12, 2021
Length: 12 minutes (3,090 words)

Hand in Glove

“And, formed as they are from durable polymers and loaded with toxic plasticizers and other chemicals, plastic gloves can last for hundreds, even thousands, of years. Yet in discarding them (or any plastic object, come to that), we act as if none of this touches us.”

Source: Orion Magazine
Published: Sep 10, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,967 words)