UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste'

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UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste'

Post  fatbob5 on Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:57 pm

The UK's recycling industry says it doesn't know how to cope with a Chinese ban on imports of plastic waste.


Britain has been shipping up to 500,000 tonnes of plastic for recycling in China every year, but now the trade has been stopped.


At the moment the UK cannot deal with much of that waste, says the UK Recycling Association.


Its chief executive, Simon Ellin, told the BBC he had no idea how the problem would be solved in the short term..........

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Re: UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste'

Post  Major on Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:17 pm

I get around a hell of a lot and I do not see all this litter strewn everywhere,
The plastic carrier bags, I did not see many of them either.

Now, fag ends at traffic lights, KNEE DEEP, have a look. lol!
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