A man places rubbish into one of the new separated bins in Shanghai. Photo: Alice Yan A man places rubbish into one of the new separated bins in Shanghai. Photo: Alice Yan
A man places rubbish into one of the new separated bins in Shanghai. Photo: Alice Yan

Shanghai to punish refuseniks as China orders citizens to separate their rubbish

  • Fines beckon for individuals and companies who ignore new rules in citywide scheme spearheading national effort
  • Residents express confusion over the four types of household waste

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A man places rubbish into one of the new separated bins in Shanghai. Photo: Alice Yan A man places rubbish into one of the new separated bins in Shanghai. Photo: Alice Yan
A man places rubbish into one of the new separated bins in Shanghai. Photo: Alice Yan
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