The Canadian rubbish had been falsely labelled as plastics for recycling. Photo: Alamy

Five years on, Canada’s dumped garbage is still causing a big stink in the Philippines

  • Tonnes of rotting refuse have sat festering on the docks in the Philippines since arriving illicitly from Vancouver in 2013
  • Manila has repeatedly asked Canada to repatriate the rubbish, but Ottawa will only concede that it is ‘theoretically possible’
Topic |   The Philippines

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The Canadian rubbish had been falsely labelled as plastics for recycling. Photo: Alamy
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