When does food become garbage?
Can waste reduction efforts improve local food security? Are recycling bins public property? What does informal recycling practice tell us about urban change?

Dr. Kate Parizeau

 
Kate Parizeau

Dr. Kate Parizeau

Research Interests: Waste (informal recycling, food waste, and waste management policy); Urban inequality (poverty, urban governance, environmental justice, urban political ecology, activism); Feminist geographies (gender, dimensions of social difference, ethical scholarship).
 

Carly Fraser

Carly Fraser

Research: Consumption and waste. Food and food waste. Community systems and social justice. (MA in progress)

Shannon Millar

Shannon Millar

Research: Understanding how small-scale farms interact with food and waste systems in peri-urban areas of Metro-Vancouver. (MA in progress)

Terez Szoke

Teréz Szoke

Research: Geographies of public art in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside: the multi-faceted relationship between public art and gentrification. My research explores themes of inner city social justice, visual democracy, therapeutic landscapes, and urban indigeneity.  (MA, 2015)

Alexis Van Bemmel

Alexis Van Bemmel

Research: Sustainable food systems, food wasting behaviours, feminist geography. (MA in progress)

Kimberly Stemshorn

Kimberley Stemshorn

Research: Understanding urban waste management through ethics, stigma and consumer responsibility.  (MA completed, 2014)

Josie Wittmer

Josie Wittmer

Research: Socioeconomic and environmental health aspects of informal recycling. (MA completed, 2014)