Shanghai residents are expected to sort wet waste from dry, and separate recyclable and hazardous items. Photo: Xinhua

Shanghai recycling scheme slips up on 9,000 tonnes of wet waste churned out each day

  • Compulsory scheme launched in China’s biggest city in July after President Xi Jinping urges people to make waste sorting a ‘fashionable new lifestyle’
  • But observers say city lacks the processing facilities needed to deal with mountains of waste
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Shanghai residents are expected to sort wet waste from dry, and separate recyclable and hazardous items. Photo: Xinhua
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