How China’s Ban on ‘Foreign Trash’ Will Impact U.S. Recycling

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How China’s Ban on ‘Foreign Trash’ Will Impact U.S. Recycling

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Are conscientious #recycling practices, such as cleaning containers, needless? New regulations in China might make some of these efforts moot https://bit.ly/2Jc9jMG @whyy @livia_ar @republicservice #sustainability
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 2:25pm

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Are you a conscientious recycler, someone who scrubs their aluminum cans and glass containers before tossing them in the bin? Do you know the plastic recycling number codes by heart? Well, now a new rule by China might make some of these efforts moot.

Listen to the interview with Livia Albeck-Ripka, freelance climate and environment reporter, and Frank Chimera, senior manager of municipal sales for Republic Services.

CATEGORY: Environment