A performative definition of waste prevention.

@article{Corvellec2016APD,
  title={A performative definition of waste prevention.},
  author={Herv{\'e} Corvellec},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2016},
  volume={52},
  pages={
          3-13
        }
}
The increasing importance being placed on waste prevention in European waste governance raises the question of how waste prevention is defined in practice. This paper presents a qualitative analysis of a sample of fifty-one Swedish waste prevention initiatives with the purpose of identifying which kind of actions are imagined, promoted, and set into motion under the label of waste prevention. The analysis shows that despite their apparent variety, the initiatives in the sample boil down to… CONTINUE READING

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