Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists

Plastic garbage litters the shoreline in Cilincing in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/Files

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok. Southeast Asia has seen a staggering spike in imports of plastic and electronic waste from developed countries after the […]

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