by: True Activist Posted on June 20, 2019
Previously, China was accepting 7 metric tons of plastic waste from western countries for recycling but has since banned this in January 2018. Now, countries such as Vietnam, Thailand and most especially Malaysia have been accepting increased amounts of plastic waste from countries like the United States, UK, Australia, Finland, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain and Switzerland.
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By now, we all know about the major waste problem that our planet and our environment is facing today. We know about the great pacific garbage patch, also known as “Garbage Island” and we may have seen a documentary or two showcasing just how detrimental our consumerism has been. Another Garbage Island? Recently, another huge…Read more
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