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    Junkyard Planet: China’s Hand in a Billion Dollar Trash Trade

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    Date(s) - 30/10/2013
    10:00 am - 11:00 am


    Royal Norwegian Embassy


    1 Sanlitun Dong Yi Road, Beijing, China


    +86 10 8531 9600



    Entrance Fee

    80 RMB

    Come and join Adam Minter, columnist for Bloomberg View, who’ll unveil the secret back-story of globalization over the last thirty years: the globalized recycling business. Adam will give an insider’s account of the hidden world of this multi-billion dollar waste business that goes from the U.S to China and points in between. Adam’s talk will include never-before-seen video and images from his reporting of his first book Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade.

    DATE: Oct 30 (Wednesday)
    TIME: 10-11:30am
    VENUE: Royal Norwegian Embassy, 1, Dong Yi Jie, Sanlitun (enter from 3rd ring road South direction), phone: 8531 9600
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com so we know numbers and for security clearance

    Adam Minter is the Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View. He started reporting from China in 2002 with a series of investigative stories on China’s recycling industries. Adam, who belongs to a family of scrap dealers in the US, has been regularly interviewed about recycling issues by international media outlets and is a regular speaker on the recycling and waste industries. His first book, Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-dollar trash trade will be released in November 2013.


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