A lot of the plastic scrap coming into the country is contaminated and low-quality plastic from developed countries that is non-recyclable. Photo: Reuters

Britain’s plastic waste dumped in Malaysia to be sent back from Penang port

  • British High Commissioner Charles Hay said the return of 42 containers showed the country’s commitment to ‘fighting the illegal plastic waste trade’
  • Southeast Asia has been overwhelmed with plastic waste from the developed world after China in 2018 stopped importing recyclable rubbish
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A lot of the plastic scrap coming into the country is contaminated and low-quality plastic from developed countries that is non-recyclable. Photo: Reuters
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