Comedian Aparna Nancherla loves to take out the trash. In this funny and sharp meditation on garbage — “the stuff that our modern, consumerist, carbon-powered culture makes us buy endlessly, and often for no reason” — she shares thoughts on how to use less in a world that’s choking on ever-larger piles of waste.
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