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Waste Not Want No‪t‬ Flash Forward

    • 科學

Today’s episode is all about trash. What if every country had to deal with its own garbage instead of shipping it elsewhere? Did you know what trash is bought and sold on a global market? What would happen if that market was shut down?

Guests:


Dr. Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood — lecturer in sustainable development at the University of St. Andrews.


Jim Puckett — founder and executive director of the Basel Action Network



Dr. Jenna Jambeck — professor of environmental engineering at the University of Georgia


Dr. Joshua Lepawsky — professor in the department of geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland


James Wakibia — environmental activist in Kenya 


Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali — vice president for environmental justice, climate and community revitalization at the National Wildlife Federation


Voice Actors:

New Plastic Commercial — Richelle Claireborn


Friend 1 — Henry Alexander Kelly


Friend 2 — Shara Kirby



→ → → Further reading & resources here! ← ← ← 

Flash Forward is hosted by, Rose Eveleth and produced by Julia Llinas Goodman. The intro music is by Asura and the outtro music is by Hussalonia. The episode art is by Matt Lubchansky.

Get in touch:  Twitter // Facebook // Reddit // info@flashforwardpod.com
Support the show: Patreon // Donorbox
Subscribe: iTunes // Soundcloud // Spotify 

Episode Sponsors: 


Hello Fresh: Get fresh, pre-measured ingredients and mouthwatering seasonal recipes delivered right to your door. Go to HelloFresh.com/flashforward80 and use code flashforward80 to get $80 off including free shipping!



Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/ffwd.



Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/flashforward.



Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: flashforward for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more. 



Purple Carrot: Purple Carrot is THE plant-based subscription meal kit that makes it easy to cook irresistible meals to fuel your body. Each week, choose from an expansive and delicious menu of dinners, lunches, breakfasts, and snacks! Get $30 off your first box by going to www.purplecarrot.com and entering code FLASH at checkout today! Purple Carrot, the easiest way to eat more plants!



Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Today’s episode is all about trash. What if every country had to deal with its own garbage instead of shipping it elsewhere? Did you know what trash is bought and sold on a global market? What would happen if that market was shut down?

Guests:


Dr. Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood — lecturer in sustainable development at the University of St. Andrews.


Jim Puckett — founder and executive director of the Basel Action Network



Dr. Jenna Jambeck — professor of environmental engineering at the University of Georgia


Dr. Joshua Lepawsky — professor in the department of geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland


James Wakibia — environmental activist in Kenya 


Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali — vice president for environmental justice, climate and community revitalization at the National Wildlife Federation


Voice Actors:

New Plastic Commercial — Richelle Claireborn


Friend 1 — Henry Alexander Kelly


Friend 2 — Shara Kirby



→ → → Further reading & resources here! ← ← ← 

Flash Forward is hosted by, Rose Eveleth and produced by Julia Llinas Goodman. The intro music is by Asura and the outtro music is by Hussalonia. The episode art is by Matt Lubchansky.

Get in touch:  Twitter // Facebook // Reddit // info@flashforwardpod.com
Support the show: Patreon // Donorbox
Subscribe: iTunes // Soundcloud // Spotify 

Episode Sponsors: 


Hello Fresh: Get fresh, pre-measured ingredients and mouthwatering seasonal recipes delivered right to your door. Go to HelloFresh.com/flashforward80 and use code flashforward80 to get $80 off including free shipping!



Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/ffwd.



Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/flashforward.



Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: flashforward for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more. 



Purple Carrot: Purple Carrot is THE plant-based subscription meal kit that makes it easy to cook irresistible meals to fuel your body. Each week, choose from an expansive and delicious menu of dinners, lunches, breakfasts, and snacks! Get $30 off your first box by going to www.purplecarrot.com and entering code FLASH at checkout today! Purple Carrot, the easiest way to eat more plants!



Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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