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?
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
New Plastic Commercial — Richelle Claireborn
Friend 1 — Henry Alexander Kelly
Friend 2 — Shara Kirby
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