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

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


Summary:

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.

Description:

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. 

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  • Department of Comparative Literature
  • USC Dornsife
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 161
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0353