Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source

FILE PHOTO: Plastic waste is piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, 2018.REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin/File Photo

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday. Malaysia last year became the leading alternative destination for plastic scrap after China banned imports of such waste, disrupting […]

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