China's plan to stop recycling the world's rubbish may backfire

 作者:禄祈毪     |      日期:2019-03-07 05:07:14
Jie Zhao/Corbis via Getty Images By Andy Coghlan FORGETTING to put the bins out is one thing, but this is a whole other recycling disaster. Monday saw the notional start of China’s ban on waste imports, which is threatening to cause global panic, because the nation is the world’s largest recycler of scrap metals, plastic and paper. It’s not that we weren’t warned. Last July, China declared that it was no longer willing to accept yang laji, or “foreign garbage“,