Coffey denies China ban is a crisis as global recyclate prices crash

Resources minister Thérèse Coffey has said there is no need to panic as prices crash while admitting that talks with the Chinese government are futile

Thérèse Coffey in front of the Environmental Audit Committee
Coffey said she was worried about paper being stockpiled in the UK because it was a fire risk.

Resources minister Thérèse Coffey has denied China’s ban on shipments of waste plastic and unsorted paper is a crisis despite the prices of scrap paper crashing in recent weeks.

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