China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem
A mechanical claw collects trash in the bunker hall at a waste energy plant. (Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem

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(Bloomberg) -- Few people consider used plastic to be a valuable global commodity. Yet China has imported 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and containers worth $57.6 billion since 19...
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