China has stopped accepting recycling from other nations — and that’s a problem

chinagarbage

westerngarbage

The European Union (EU) has announced its first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics recycling. It followed China’s ban on imports of waste from Western countries.

All plastic packaging in the European market will be recyclable by 2030, said the EU Commission in a press release. The consumption of single-use plastics will be reduced and the intentional use of microplastics will be restricted, it added.

https://www.rt.com/business/416180-europe-plastic-garbage-china/

https://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/recycling/blogs/soon-cant-ship-recycling-china-thats-problem

plastics1

One thought on “China has stopped accepting recycling from other nations — and that’s a problem”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.