Baled waste dumped near Malacca, Malaysia. Photo: Handout Baled waste dumped near Malacca, Malaysia. Photo: Handout
Baled waste dumped near Malacca, Malaysia. Photo: Handout

Since Beijing shunned waste imports, Hong Kong has deluged Southeast Asia with plastic

  • The year that mainland China stopped taking in plastics for recycling, exports from the city to Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam shot up
  • Rule changes from next year could mean that even those routes are closed

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Baled waste dumped near Malacca, Malaysia. Photo: Handout Baled waste dumped near Malacca, Malaysia. Photo: Handout
Baled waste dumped near Malacca, Malaysia. Photo: Handout
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