Workers unload plastic recyclable resources from Tokyo's Katsushika city, at the Ichikawa Kankyo Engineering recycling centre in Narashino, Chiba prefecture. The government is scrambling to boost recycling resources as China limits plastic waste imports. Photo: AFP

How China’s plastic waste ban has left Japan to deal with mountains of trash

Environment ministry plans to increase recycling efforts with state-of-the-art facilities, and to raise awareness of wasteful behaviour

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Workers unload plastic recyclable resources from Tokyo's Katsushika city, at the Ichikawa Kankyo Engineering recycling centre in Narashino, Chiba prefecture. The government is scrambling to boost recycling resources as China limits plastic waste imports. Photo: AFP
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