written by Adam Minter

Adam Minter is an American writer who serves as an Asia-based columnist at Bloomberg View. In addition to his work with Bloomberg, Adam covers a range of topics for publications that have included Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal, Time, The Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Mother Jones, Scientific American, ARTnews, Sierra, and many others. His first book, Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade (Bloomsbury 2013) is a critically acclaimed and best selling insider’s account of the hidden world of globalized recycling, from the US to China and points in between.