Heather Rogers, author of the 2010-11 Common Book Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage, will return to WSU Feb. 28 for a series of presentation and events. A journalist and author whose writing has appeared in Mother Jones, The Nation, and the New York Times Magazine, Rogers has spoken internationally on the environmental effects of mass consumption. Gone Tomorrow, her first book, details the history, production, and management of garbage in the United States. Rogers will address the community on the topic "Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution" at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, in the East Hall of Kryzsko Commons. Rogers will also appear at the following
events earlier in the day Feb. 28, all taking place in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons:
11 a.m.-12 noon: WritingGone Tomorrowand Green Gone Wrong
An interview with Heather Rogers on research and writing.
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Reducing the Waste Stream
A panel discussion featuring Heather Rogers and campus and community experts on plastics, waste, consumption, and recycling.
4 p.m.-5 p.m.: Gone Tomorrow
Heather Rogers presents and discusses her 2002 documentary film.
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