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The afterlives of discarded digital devices are just a tiny — if shiny — piece of the much larger story of global recycling. Minter reports that story so masterfully that by the book’s end, I was convinced that the best vantage point from which to view the forces of globalization might well be atop a pile of trash.

Read the rest of “The Afterlives of Discarded Objects: Adam Minter’s ‘Junkyard Planet’” here.
Plus, check out the author’s upcoming events in Los Angeles and London.

The afterlives of discarded digital devices are just a tiny — if shiny — piece of the much larger story of global recycling. Minter reports that story so masterfully that by the book’s end, I was convinced that the best vantage point from which to view the forces of globalization might well be atop a pile of trash.

Read the rest of “The Afterlives of Discarded Objects: Adam Minter’s ‘Junkyard Planet’” here.

Plus, check out the author’s upcoming events in Los Angeles and London.

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