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Adam Minter, Recycling Expert, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Bloomberg Columnist, to Headline WasteExpo 2020

Adam Minter, recycling expert, New York Times best-selling author and Bloomberg columnist, will headline WasteExpo 2020, North America’s largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, May 4-7 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

 

Minter will present “Stuff: The Hidden Borderland of Waste and Recycling.” Minter will explain the process he uses to decipher a market and discuss his career as a trade magazine journalist and columnist, where he will give attendees a perspective of how trade journalism is viewed by national media. In addition, he will provide attendees with insight into what he believes will be the next big waste and recycling frontier as well as the larger issues to expect over the next ten to 15 years.

 

Minter has covered the global recycling industry for almost two decades. He’s a columnist at Bloomberg Opinion where he writes about China, technology and the environment. He is also the author of Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade, a critically-acclaimed bestselling insider’s account of the hidden world of globalized recycling, and his most recent book, Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale, which explores the vast global tide of used and discarded goods. Minter will also have a book signing for his new book Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale following the Spotlight Session.

 

Also, Ryan Hickman, CNN Young Wonder Award Recipient and one of MSN’s top kids changing the world, will introduce Minter to the WasteExpo audience and will detail how his passion for recycling grew from a fun project with his father, to becoming a young entrepreneur in the media spotlight and a youth environmentalist.

 

Mark Hickey, Waste360 Vice President said, “We are thrilled to have Adam Minter headline the WasteExpo Conference Program. His insider account of the hidden world of globalized recycling is certain to entertain and educate our audience. Ryan represents the future of our industry and we are excited to hear his inspirational story about how he got started in the industry. We look forward to Adam and Ryan amazing our audience with their personal stories about recycling.”

 

To register to attend WasteExpo 2020, click here.