Filipino environmental activists in the financial district of Makati wear a mock container filled with garbage in 2015 to symbolise the containers of waste that were shipped from Canada to the Philippines. Photo: AP

‘Treated as trash’: Philippines moves to send rubbish back to Canada

  • Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said the rubbish will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June
  • Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said the Philippines will shoulder the cost of the shipment
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Filipino environmental activists in the financial district of Makati wear a mock container filled with garbage in 2015 to symbolise the containers of waste that were shipped from Canada to the Philippines. Photo: AP
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