You are here


Panic as China imposes ban on waste imports

Move is not just a recycling issue but potentially upsets the balance that exists in the way that container transport pricing is structured

SOMETHING close to panic gripped European and North American authorities when China recently imposed a ban on a range of plastic scrap and unsorted paper waste imports. Now, there is a frantic scramble to work out what do with the piles of unwanted commodities that are now starting accumulate...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to