VIDEO: The UK is headed into a plastic waste crisis with exports markets closing their doors, domestic recycling plants under pressure and landfill capacity shrinking
Countries including Malaysia, China and Indonesia have turned their backs on the UK’s plastic waste. It must find new ways to dispose of its rubbish. Fast.
The UK is headed for a plastics recycling crisis, which has its origins in China’s decision to ban imports of plastics more than two years ago. ENDS looks at how the problems are unfolding
Despite fears at the outset of the lockdown that councils would be forced to suspend recycling services, local authorities, the waste sector and the government are working together to keep vital collections running. Conor McGlone finds out how