BiPiSci – Waste Not

by Gary Niederhoff on December 16, 2019

Big Picture Science – Waste Not

Why create more landfill? Perhaps you should resist the urge to toss those old sneakers, the broken ceiling fan, or last year’s smart phone. Instead, repurpose them! Global junk entrepreneurs are leading the way in turning trash to treasure, while right-to-repair advocates fight for legislation that would give you a decent shot at fixing your own electronic devices.

And, if you toss food scraps down the drain as you cook, are you contributing to a “fatberg” horror in the sewer?

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: John Love / Fatberg!
Part 2: Adam Minter / Junk Trade
Part 3: Amanda Preske / Decorative E-Waste
Part 4: Right to Repair

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