Waste ban forces unlicensed recyclers to clean up act

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As the largest recycling zone on the planet, China’s recent ban on importation of offshore waste puts serious pressure on other regions to make the necessary changes to reduce their own waste.

The wires are sorted by day and burned by night in this village in Guiyu, China. Image: A cargo of discarded plastic bottles from the United States arrives at the port of Tianjin, the largest in northern China. From here they […]

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