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China’s Waste Ban Affecting the Entire World

In early 2018, the Chinese government banned the import of plastic waste. Till then, China used to be the largest importer of such waste, accounting for more than 50 percent of the global market. With China’s waste ban, countries that used to export such waste to China were caught surprised, unable to find alternative solutions. ...

Max Lu

Plastic bottles.