Plastic waste outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

China's recycling revolution: How the National Sword policy caused global disruption

  • How China caused a global disruption to domestic recycling programmes and inspired Southeast Asian nations to reject Western waste
  • Chinese companies invest millions in American facilities to secure recycled cardboard and plastic supplies
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Plastic waste outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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