America's Recycling Crisis

Posted by: victorb 12/12/2017 11:40 PM

America's Recycling Crisis
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The United States is facing a new challenge: What to do with recycled materials. China, which receives nearly half of our nation's exported recycling, has announced a list of 24 kinds of solid waste that it will ban effective January 1. This will leave much of America's plastic headed for landfills. Today we'll examine the impact of China's decision on our recycling industry and the ripple effects on Hampton Roads.

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