Many rich countries export their waste problems to other countries. As such, waste relentlessly circulates the globe, profiting from the economic vulnerability of nations too poor to refuse. Exporting waste amounts to a colossal externalization of waste’s contaminating risks, including negative human health impacts, environmental contamination, and significant carbon emissions contributing to our global warming crisis.
Moderator: Tasha Beeds
Tasha Beeds is nêhiyaw, Scottish-Metis, & Bajan from the Treaty 6 territories in Saskatchewan. She activates as a scholar, mama, kôhkom, poet, Water Walker, and Midewiwin from Minweyweywigaan Lodge out of Roseau River First Nations & Wiikwemkoong. She is Makwa Clan and daughter to Daabaasanaqwat (Peter Atkinson), Turtle Clan, Roseau River.
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