What design tools are available to conceptualize, approach, and shape the urban environment?
What can we learn about the forms and processes of the urban from the geographies of trash?
Beyond creating imagery, what is the agency of design in shaping the environment and technologies for its management?
What are the social, political, and ecological imperatives of waste management, how are they hidden by contemporary practices, and how can design make them public?
Can an alternative aesthetic and practice of waste management make trash a constructive component of the geographic imagination?