Junkyard Planet: A Lecture and Q&A with Adam Minter







Tuesday, December 3, 2013

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Leavey Library (LVL) Auditorium, USC

Writer Adam Minter will visit USC to discuss his book Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade, where he explores the export of America's recyclables and the massive profits that China and other rising nations earn from it.

Adam Minter has covered a range of topics for publications that include The AtlanticThe Wall Street JournalThe Los Angeles TimesNational GeographicForeign PolicyThe National InterestMother JonesScientific AmericanARTnews, and Sierra. He is also Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View and has a popular blog called Shanghai Scrap

A video of this event can be found here.

About Junkyard Planet



  • East Asian Studies Center
  • 3454 Trousdale Parkway
  • College Administrative Services Building (CAS) 100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0154