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September 7, 2013

“Big waste country, the U.S.”

Johnson Zeng

To a Chinese Scrap-Metal Hunter, America's Trash Is Treasure - Zeng is one Chinese trader, in one rental car, traveling across the U.S. in search of scrap metal. By his estimate, there are at least 100 other Chinese traders like him driving from scrap yard to scrap yard, right now, in search of what Americans won’t or can’t be bothered to recycle. His favorite product: wires, cables, and other kinds of copper.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 7, 2013 12:08 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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So that's why the perps pulled all the copper out of the local sub-station. So this hard-working oriental guy can buy it and send to China. Just great!

Posted by: Jimmy J. at September 7, 2013 7:52 PM

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