China isn't taking plastic recycling. It's creating a crisis

For 30 years, China took in the world’s plastic. What happened when they stopped? That worked well enough, until China started cracking down. With dirty waste continuing to appear in imported recyclables, the rising cost of labor, and an abundance of the country’s own potentially recyclable waste, China no longer...

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https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/4/2/18290956/recycling-crisis-china-plastic-operation-national-sword


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