Last’s year ban on imports for some recycled items is being continued by the Chinese government. They are also going to continue to add to the list, recycling items that they will no longer accept. This is putting a huge strain on the recycling industry. We are seeing a continued increase in the cost it takes to recycle items. This is making it extremely difficult for companies to find cost effective ways to recycle.
“The new restrictions, just like the old restrictions, are poorly considered measures that will worsen the global environment and China’s competitiveness,” said Adam Minter, author of “Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion Dollar Trash Trade.”
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