Recycling markets brace as China announces waste import ban

The plastics reprocessing market could be hit hardest by China’s ban while the paper recycling industry is viewing the move as a wake-up call

by Conor McGlone
China has banned the export of unsorted, contaminated paper. Photograph: Moreno Soppelsa/123RF
China has banned the export of unsorted, contaminated paper. Photograph: Moreno Soppelsa/123RF

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