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Creative Industries or Wasteful Ones?

Maxwell, R. and Miller, T. (2008) Creative Industries or Wasteful Ones? Urban China, 33 .


The much-acclaimed creative industries are supposedly clean and green post-manufacturing utopias. The by-products are electronic code rather than sickening smoke. That sounds nice, doesn’t it? But what about electronic waste (e-waste) from televisions, computers, cell phones and so on – the fastest-growing element in First-World municipal dumps? Aren’t they part of the ‘creative industries?’

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