Chinese Government bans foreign plastic ban
Chinese Government’s has put ban on the import of foreign plastic waste. The government has thrown the world recycling sector into disorder. The ban forced countries like the US and UK is set to find new ways to deal with their own trash, which has resulted in huge pile-ups of plastic waste in Southeast Asian nations. The report titled ‘Discarded: Communities on the frontlines of the global plastic crisis’ highlights the impact of China’s waste ban on communities in Southeast Asia.