Plastic waste outside an illegal recycling factory in Kuala Langat, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

‘Developed countries must be responsible’: Malaysia to send some non-recyclable plastic waste back to where it came from

  • Malaysia last year became the leading alternative destination for plastic scrap after China banned imports of such waste
  • Most of the plastic scrap coming into the country is contaminated and low-quality plastic from developed countries that is non-recyclable
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Plastic waste outside an illegal recycling factory in Kuala Langat, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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