Waste Import Ban Shuts Down Factories

 

Via arabnews.com

Nantong Heju Plastic Recycling in coastal Jiangsu province, will “no longer do business” at all, a representative said.

But at the same time, the ban could jolt China into improving its own patchy recycling systems, allowing it to reuse more local materials, said Greenpeace plastics expert Liu Hua.

“In China at the moment, there isn’t a complete, legal and regulated recycling system in place,” he said, with even big cities such as Beijing reliant on illegal scavengers.

 

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