May 2, 2018

Australia faces rubbish crisis as China bans waste import

The world's recycling industry is facing a shake-up. Previously, China imported half the world's recycled plastic and paper - but not anymore. 

New restrictions effectively ban imports, leaving places like Australia with nowhere to send much of its recycled waste.

 Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.

Al Jazeera

U.S. asks China not to implement ban on foreign garbage - Reuters
Trump Goes After Beijing in Trade War, China Shuts Door on US Trash Imports - Sputnik

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