Finding New Solutions for Managing Global Garbage

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Jenna Jambeck and Doug Woodring discuss combatting pollution of the world's oceans.

Around the world, garbage in the oceans remains a big problem — to the tune of somewhere near eight million metric tons of plastic each year. So how do we get the world to recognize this problem and stop the dumping?

In this Knowledge in 5 podcast,University of Georgia environmental engineering professor Jenna Jambeck and Doug Woodring, who is co-founder and managing director of the Ocean Recovery Alliance, talked with Knowledge@Wharton radio show host Dan Loney about what can be done. The K@W show airs 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Eastern time Monday-Friday on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM channel 111.

Woodring is also scheduled to appear on a panel at this week’s Wharton Asia Business Conference.

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