Pupils take part in a waste sorting game as part of an effort to encourage people to separate their rubbish, which had led to a surge in production of plastic bins. Photo: Xinhua

Shanghai’s war on waste leads to plastics surge

  • Factories working day and night to meet demand for bags and bins under new rubbish-sorting rules
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Pupils take part in a waste sorting game as part of an effort to encourage people to separate their rubbish, which had led to a surge in production of plastic bins. Photo: Xinhua
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.