Definition: To Waste

…practices that do not attempt to understand the technical, social and ecological dimensions of what they are engaging in.

…’To waste’ is a colloquialism that means to kill, seriously injure or manufacture ‘dead matter/bodies/waste products, as a method of demonstrating ‘social’ control over a space. It is an assertion of legitimacy over the lives of a space and the application of the relevant administrative order. In asserting so, denying the dignity of lives within the space and disrupting emic stewarding practices.

…waste is not an unfortunate by product of productivity of a clean and healthy society, it is the very engine by which a hierarchical/linear social order reproduces itself.