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Bins, bulbs and shower timers: on the techno-ethics of sustainable living

Hobson, Kersty


Domestic eco-efficient technologies, such as recycling bins and compact florescent light bulbs, are integral to the eco-modernisation project. To date, however, little research has examined their role in the production of 'sustainable citizens'. In response, this paper explores the productivities of commonplace domestic objects. It draws on qualitative research into a Sydney-based sustainable living programme called 'GreenHome', to examine how participants' environmental ethics became...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Ethics, Place and Environment
DOI: 10.1080/13668790600902375


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