Junkyard Planet : Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade by Adam Minter

Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade by Adam Minter is amusing, terrifying, inspiring, infuriating and depressing. Not the book itself, which is wonderful: Minter is an accomplished journalist with a unique understanding of his subject matter – junkyards, scrapyards, recycling, reuse, landfills, trash and garbage, secondhand throughout the world – because he grew…

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Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter

I’m recycling some of my review of Minter’s first book: Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade to write this review ♥. Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter is amusing, terrifying, inspiring, infuriating and depressing. Not the book itself, which is wonderful: Minter is an accomplished journalist with a…

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Tour a Recycling Plant

How’s this for the ultimate reduce, reuse, recycle? Take a tour of a recycling plant! I had no idea this was possible. My thanks to The Woodinville Weekly, for its February 4, 2019 page 5 article, “What happens after the bin? Behind the scenes at the Recycling Center” giving us a glimpse behind-the-bins at Waste…

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