Adam Minter

Bloomberg World View

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Shanghai correspondent and columnist for many publications, including Bloomberg World View; blogger at ShanghaiScrap.com and author of Junkyard Planet: Inside the Multibillion-Dollar Trade in American Trash

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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.

Is Recycling Rubbish?

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.

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Last month, we spoke to Adam Minter, Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View and a familiar voice on this program.

Where Recycled Stuff Goes: Inside the Global Trash Trade

Last month, we spoke to Adam Minter, Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View and a familiar voice on this program.

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Last month, we spoke to Adam Minter, Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View and a familiar voice on this program.

Where Recycled Stuff Goes: Inside the Global Trash Trade

Last month, we spoke to Adam Minter, Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View and a familiar voice on this program.

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