Monthly Archives: May 2019

Exporting Pollution and Smuggling Scrap

A two-week investigation of Malaysian imports revealed that U.S. shipments of scrap plastic may be getting into the country despite rigid import regulations designed to keep them out. (more…)
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Cleaning up the Garbage Trade

Since 2018, recyclable solid waste (such as plastics and paper that had previously found a home in China) have been buried in landfills, incinerated, or dumped where they may end up in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the foods we eat. (more…)
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