Is Recycling Rubbish?

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New York Times science writer John Tierney says recycling is a form of "atonement" that makes no economic sense and does little to save carbon emissions. But Junkyard Planet author Adam Minter says it’s good for business and the environment.

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Bales of recyclables at Santa Monica Recycling Center
Photo by Frances Anderton

Credits

Guests:
John Tierney - New York Times - @JohnTierneyNYC, Adam Minter - author of the book “"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale." - @AdamMinter

Host:
Frances Anderton

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Avishay Artsy