Waste as scats: For an organizational engagement with waste

@article{Corvellec2019WasteAS,
  title={Waste as scats: For an organizational engagement with waste},
  author={Herv{\'e} Corvellec},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2019},
  volume={26},
  pages={217 - 235}
}
This article coins the term ‘scatolic’ to suggest a new way for organizations to think about and engage with waste. Scatolic engagement draws on Reno’s analogy of waste as scats and of scats as signs for enabling interspecies communication. This analogy stresses the impossibility for waste producers to dissociate themselves from their waste and emphasizes the contingent, multiple, and transient value of waste. Correspondingly, the article suggests that organizations grow a semiotic competence… Expand

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