Britain’s "Garbage Queen"
Dec 19, 2018

Britain’s "Garbage Queen"

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin blames recent market volatility on high-speed trading and the Volcker Rule, which bars banks from making risky bets with their money. FedEx stock dips after it voices concern over a global economic slowdown. All eyes are on the Fed as it decides on the much-anticipated interest rate hike Wednesday. And in one British town, the "Garbage Queen" saves valuable rubbish from a doomed fate at the landfill.

Today's show is sponsored by OrvisNavy Federal Credit Union and Indeed.

 

Segments From this episode

United Kingdom council hires its own "garbage queen"

Dec 19, 2018
Brighton is getting creative with its waste disposal methods.
Cat Fletcher, Brighton's "Garbage Queen," stands outside of the Waste House, clad with carpet tiles.
Courtesy of Mimisse Beard

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin blames recent market volatility on high-speed trading and the Volcker Rule, which bars banks from making risky bets with their money. FedEx stock dips after it voices concern over a global economic slowdown. All eyes are on the Fed as it decides on the much-anticipated interest rate hike Wednesday. And in one British town, the “Garbage Queen” saves valuable rubbish from a doomed fate at the landfill.

Today’s show is sponsored by OrvisNavy Federal Credit Union and Indeed.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC