Indonesia threatens to report countries for refusing to take back waste

FILE PHOTO: Rubbish, most of which is plastics, is seen along a shoreline in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s environment ministry said on Thursday it would report countries to the Basel Convention, an international treaty on waste reduction, if they refused to accept waste shipments sent back to them by its authorities. The comments come after a report by green groups Nexus3 and Basel Action Network (BAN) said that waste […]

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