Manage episode 298519964 series 2767193
Have you ever wondered what happens to your recyclables once they're picked up from the curb? What happens to those mattresses or old TVs we throw away? Or where all those clothes you put in a donation bin end up? Adam Minter knows the answer. Adam is a journalist and author who has been covering the global recycling trade for almost 20 years. In this episode, Laura chats with Adam about where our recyclables and other discarded items go, why throwaway culture exists, and how we can reduce waste by buying less and buying better. For show notes, go to https://brightly.eco/throwaway-culture.