Adam Minter

author of the book “"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale."

Guest

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

Adam Minter on KCRW

It’s the season of gift giving, and while some gifts may become cherished heirlooms, others will likely wind up at Goodwill not long after the holidays. Then what happens to them, and…

The second and third lives of your stuff

It’s the season of gift giving, and while some gifts may become cherished heirlooms, others will likely wind up at Goodwill not long after the holidays. Then what happens to them, and…

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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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