France agrees to take back 43 illegal waste containers from Malaysia

FILE PHOTO: Plastic waste piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, 2018. Picture taken October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – Malaysia has shipped 43 illegal plastic waste containers back to France as part of a crackdown on illegal trafficking of waste, the two governments said in a joint statement on Monday. The southeast Asian nation last year became the world’s main destination for plastic waste after a Chinese ban on imports of […]

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