Shanghai’s mountain of trash
Oct 25, 2019

Shanghai’s mountain of trash

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Plus: Why Americans are spending less on home improvement, and a conversation with the CEO of US Foods.

Segments From this episode

Distributor US Foods wants to put its own items on the menu, CEO says

Oct 25, 2019
The company is one of the largest food service suppliers in the country. But to stand out in a competitive field, it's coming up with recipes, too.
"Logistics is a very important part of what we do," US Foods CEO Pietro Satriano says. "We have 6,000 trucks on the road."
Courtesy of US Foods

Shanghai chips away at its mountain of trash

Oct 25, 2019
After nearly four months of a mandatory waste-sorting plan, the city declares better than expected results.
Shanghai has made it mandatory for residents and businesses to sort their waste.
Jennifer Pak/Marketplace

Adventures in Housing: Holding on to a family home

Oct 25, 2019
After Harvey, a Houston family faced a choice.
Chrishelle Palay in front of her house.
Amy Scott/Marketplace

Amazon sacrifices profits for faster shipping

Oct 25, 2019
The company's spending a lot of money to make sure you get your meat thermometer the same day you order it.
Two-day shipping used to be Amazon's signature. Now, its competitors offer the same.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Sunrise The Kooks
Lord of the Fries Polyrhythmics
Before I Fall Bob Moses
I Love You Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
Paraísos Quemados Santana, Buika
Younger - Kygo Remix Seinabo Sey, Kygo

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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