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Big Tech's Waste "Solutions" Are a Scam / Matthew King

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We're starting to realize that a lot of these negative externalities about waste are ticking time bombs. Corporations are now seeing that growing public awareness and trying to use investment into what you might call advanced recycling methods that have a lot of questions around whether or not they work as an attempt to suppress any resurgent action from an agency like the EPA.

Matthew King on his New Republic article, “Big Tech’s Waste ‘Solutions’ Are a Scam."

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Matthew King

Matthew King is a writer based in New York. His essays and reportage on waste, urbanism, and inequality have appeared in publications like The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, and The Baffler, among others.