[Book Review]: Garbology and Junk Planet

Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes, 336 pp.  Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade by Adam Minter, 304 pp.  Many countries began to feel the impact of the waste crisis when China in 2018 decided to ban 24 types of solid waste imports, including unsorted paper, textiles and others. Media coverage … Continue reading [Book Review]: Garbology and Junk Planet

[Book Review]: Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes

People do not give much thought to how their clothes are made, shipped, and end up in their homes every day. The world’s appetite for fashionable apparel has grown exponentially in the last three decades from $500 billion in trade to $2.4 trillion.  The key to this speedy growth is trends, sales and profits. The … Continue reading [Book Review]: Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes