Public Knowledge Mobilization

2022
Radio:

CBC’s The Sunday Magazine

 

Public Talk:

Third Age Learning - York Region

 

Public Talk:

Eastern Ontario Natural-History Society/Société Paléontologique d’Ottawa (EONS/SPO)

 

 

2021

Public Video:

Archives of the Future, Open Space Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

 

Public Talk:

AMS Society, Queen’s University Presentation

 

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Presentation

 

Longpoint Biosphere Podcast

 

Consultation Presentation and Interview:

Kingston City Council

 

Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) Presentation to the Government of Quèbec

https://www.bape.gouv.qc.ca/fr/dossiers/etat-lieux-et-gestion-residus-ultimes/webdiffusion/

 

Print:

National Observer

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2021/04/05/news/cutting-back-waste-possible-if-you-can-afford-it
 

National Observer

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2021/01/28/news/recycling-key-plastic-crisis-says-coalition-behind-new-plastic-pact-it
 

The Tyee

https://thetyee.ca/News/2021/06/24/Climate-Disaster-Hidden-BC-Forests/
 

The Tyee

https://thetyee.ca/Culture/2021/06/10/How-Uber-Rich-Transformed-Housing-Vancouver-World/
 

e-Flux

https://www.e-flux.com/journal/115/374863/cloudy-swords/

Frankfurter Rundschau

https://www.fr.de/zukunft/storys/technologie/wikipedia-das-gesammelte-wissen-der-maenner-90576847.html
 

Rue 89Lyon

https://www.rue89lyon.fr/2021/06/22/podcast-repolitiser-la-gestion-des-dechets/

 

The Hill Times

https://www.hilltimes.com/2019/06/05/canadas-effort-to-reduce-plastics-pollution-have-been-found-wanting/202498

 

Darpan

https://darpanmagazine.com/news/national/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after-philippine-garbage-embarrassment/

 

2020   

Print:

Yahoo! Canada interview on landfills in Ontario 

Ontario’s Big Cities Face Looming Landfill Shortage after change to approval process

Canadian Geographic interview on plastics waste (forthcoming)

CBC News, Canada is asking for more time to enact a promised ban on shipping plastic waste

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/plastic-waste-basel-convention-canada-1.5495920

CBC News
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-us-plastic-waste-basel-1.5827340

 

CBC News
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/landfill-ontario-garbage-environment-1.5772608
 

Global News
https://globalnews.ca/news/7387327/kingston-businesses-react-single-use-plastics-ban

Toronto Star
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/06/03/why-the-man-at-the-centre-of-last-years-canada-philippines-trash-crisis-says-ottawa-owes-him-an-apology.html?rf

BBC News, London (UK), interview (forthcoming)

Public Talk:

Gananoque Probus Club, Gananoque, Ontario

Two Church Lunch and Learn Group, Kingston, Ontario

Radio:

« Regards sur nos déchets » Interview (in French) public broadcast, École Urbaine de Lyon

https://www.sondekla.com/user/event/10432

Radio:

« L’amont et l’aval de nos déchets » Interview (in French) public broadcast, École Urbaine de Lyon

https://www.sondekla.com/user/event/10496

Monocle Magazine interview

Television:

Cityline CITYTV interview

 

Radio:

CFRC interview

https://podcast.cfrc.ca/2020/10/prof-myra-hird-discusses-government-ban-on-single-use-plastics-in-canada/

 

2019

Television:

CBC Marketplace

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/plastics-recycling-waste-overseas-marketplace-1.5292512

CTV News

https://www.ctv.ca/Your-Morning/Video/How-Canada-might-be-failing-at-recycling-vid1704573

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/this-is-why-canadian-waste-keeps-ending-up-in-asia-1.4441472?cache=yes%3FclipId%3D89530

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/canada-should-ban-garbage-exports-after-philippine-embarrassment-experts-say-1.4447133?cache=yesclipId104062%3FclipId%3D373266

Global News

https://globalnews.ca/news/5340770/canada-garbage-shipping-philippines/

 

https://globalnews.ca/news/5340770/canada-garbage-shipping-philippines/

 

MSNBC News

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/weather/dirty-little-secret-canadas-recycling-problem-revealed-in-trash-dispute/vp-AAC9PGt

 

Radio:

The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti

https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/current-EXjWrAqD-20190425.mp3

 

Print:

Basel Action Network (BAN)

https://www.ban.org/news/2019/4/25/canada-is-in-the-wrong-environmentalists-urge-the-country-to-clear-out-its-trash-from-the-philippines

Canadian Horticultural Council magazine

https://www.hortcouncil.ca/en/resources/fresh-thinking-magazine/

Canadian Geographic
https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/why-we-need-totally-rethink-plastic-waste

Montréal Gazette

https://montrealgazette.com/news/stop-sending-our-trash-oversees-activists-plead

CBC News
Canada partly to blame for trash fracas with Philippines

Global News
Canada can expect more nations to send trash back

Global News

https://globalnews.ca/news/5340770/canada-garbage-shipping-philippines/

CTV National Network News 
Malaysia cracks down on foreign waste from Canada

CBC Online 
How does my waste wind up in places like Malaysia and the Philippines?

Popular Science

https://www.popsci.com/canada-trash-problem/

Chat News Today

https://chatnewstoday.ca/2019/05/31/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after-philippine-garbage-embarrassment/

City News

https://montreal.citynews.ca/2019/05/31/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after-philippine-garbage-embarrassment/

News95.7

https://www.news957.com/2019/05/31/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after-philippine-garbage-embarrassment/

Royal Canadian Legion

http://rclbr50.ca/news/Item.asp?T=0&S=&pg=1&NID=1559214667

The Star

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2019/05/31/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after philippine-garbage-embarrassment.html?rf

Suits and Boots

https://www.suitsandboots.ca/we-asked-3-companies-to-recycle-canadian-plastic-and-secretly-tracked-it-only-1-company-recycled-the-material/

Digital Journal

http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/environment/it-s-time-the-world-takes-action-on-recyclable-waste/article/550838

Squamish Chief       

https://www.squamishchief.com/opinion/opinion-recycle-win-or-fail-3350514

The Hamilton Spectator

https://www.thespec.com/news/canada/2019/05/08/canada-will-cover-costs-of-bringing-trash-filled-containers-home-from-the-philippines.html

Chat News Today

https://chatnewstoday.ca/2019/05/31/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after-philippine-garbage-embarrassment/

Darpan Magazine

https://darpanmagazine.com/news/national/experts-call-for-ban-on-waste-exports-after-philippine-garbage-embarrassment/

 

2018

Print:

Toronto Sun 

https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/chinas-ban-on-foreign-recyclables-will-cost-toronto-millions

Art Installation: University of Toronto Mississauga

‘Canada’s Waste Flow’, The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea, The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK)

 

2017

Radio:

CBC interview on waste issues in Canada

 

2016

Magazine:

Canadian Geographic interview

https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/why-we-need-totally-rethink-plastic-waste

Art Installation:

Critical Distance Centre for Curators (CDCC)

The Amoebic Workshop: A Submerged Exhibition, Toronto, Canada. ‘Microontologies of Waste’

https://www.criticaldistance.ca/program/the-amoebic-workshop/

2014

Art Installation:

‘Waste Stratified, on the Road to Nowhere’. Art installation for Tomás Saraceno and Sasha Englemann’s ‘Monument to the Anthropocene”

http://www.sashaengelmann.com/blog/2014/10/14/a-monument-to-the-anthropocene 

 

2013

Magazine:

(e)Affect Magazine (Queen’s University) interview

            https://www.queensu.ca/vpr/canadas-waste-flow

 

2012

Radio:

CKUT Montreal interview

Print:

Kingston Whig Standard

2010

Public meeting:

Café Scientifique panel speaker

2005

Television:

Channel Five (UK) and Discovery Health and Channel Four (International) interview

2003

Television:

BBC Northern Ireland ‘100 Years of the Census’ documentary

1997

Print:

New Zealand Herald ‘Do New Zealand Schools Have a “Culture of Violence”’

1997   

Radio:

Auckland public radio interview

1991   

Radio:

McGill University interview

1991   

Print:

Montreal Gazette interview