All over the world countries are exporting their plastic waste to other destinations. The UK exports almost 430.000 tons and the USA almost 790.000 tons (figures 2018).
Source:; Graphic: PLASTIC ATLAS | Appenzeller/Hecher/Sack, CC BY 4.0.

All countries should stop exporting their waste problem to other countries.


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