Adam Minter is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist writing about the environment and technology. He has covered the global recycling industry for nearly two decades. In 2002, he began a series of pioneering investigative pieces on China's emerging recycling industries. Since then, Minter has been interviewed, cited, and quoted on recycling and waste by a variety of international media, including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and National Public Radio. Minter regularly speaks to groups about the global waste and recycling trade. . . . . . . . . . . In 2008, he was given an invited lecture to the Royal Geographic Society in London.