China produces the most plastic waste overall but its per capita consumption is well behind front runners Australia and the United States, according to a new study. Photo: AFP China produces the most plastic waste overall but its per capita consumption is well behind front runners Australia and the United States, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
China produces the most plastic waste overall but its per capita consumption is well behind front runners Australia and the United States, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
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China’s plastic waste mountain the biggest in the world: study

  • The country generates the most plastic waste overall but per capita consumption is a fraction of that in Australia and US, researchers say
  • China can ‘become a leader in circular use of the resource’

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China produces the most plastic waste overall but its per capita consumption is well behind front runners Australia and the United States, according to a new study. Photo: AFP China produces the most plastic waste overall but its per capita consumption is well behind front runners Australia and the United States, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
China produces the most plastic waste overall but its per capita consumption is well behind front runners Australia and the United States, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
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