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Turkey and Indonesia have become the new addresses of plastic waste

Turkey and Indonesia have become the new addresses of plastic waste


Turkey and Indonesia have become the new addresses of plastic waste exported by core capitalist countries when China banned the purchase of plastic waste

New research exposes a crisis in the global trade of “recyclable” plastics

UK now exporting more waste to countries with highest levels of ocean plastic pollution | The Independent

A person picking over trash in Indonesia (Getty Images/U. Ifansasti)

Water contamination, crop death, illness, and the open burning of plastic waste have all flooded into Southeast Asia along with the world's “recycled” ...

UK waste sent overseas for recycling could end up in landfill instead, says watchdog

Volunteers cleaning general plastic waste along the shore in the Philippines, which is behind only

Indonesia has a plan to deal with its plastic waste problem

Investors see untapped potential in Asia's plastics problem


Philippinen Putzaktion auf der Freedom-Insel und Markenprüfung (Daniel Müller/Greenpeace)

A Review of the Impacts, Causes, and Mitigation Efforts Towards Plastic Waste in Indonesian Coastal Environments

Landfill photos from six cities that highlight the global waste problem - Washington Post

Plastic bottles gathered on a beach in Tung Ping Chau. Photo: Facebook

Here, plastic is baled for recycling. Much of this material had been shipped to China in recent years, before a recent crackdown.

Three trash bins in front of a house in Germany (picture-alliance)

A woman sorts plastic bottles for recycling at Cilincing district in Jakarta, Indonesia. Since

Plastic recycling has seen ups and downs as a business. In the next stage of plastic recycling, material is often shredded. Photograph by Jenna Jambeck, ...

... engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China's ban on accepting the world's used plastic has ...

Plastic waste dump in Indonesia in 2018

A British diver found himself swimming amid a cluster of trash so dense it could be mistaken for a seaweed colony

... China stopped accepting foreign plastics for recycling, causing the trade to divert to South East Asia where cowboy firms are dumping and burning waste

Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean

Approximately 60 percent of all plastic in the ocean comes from the top five countries on this graph.oceancrusaders.org


Source: US plastic waste is causing environmental problems at home and abroad

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Sources of Marine Plastic Pollution

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Fig. 2 Estimated mass of mismanaged plastic waste ...


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This year the theme of World Migratory Bird Day is “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” and will put the spotlight on the impact of ...

Plastic waste is seen inside a cargo container before being sent by Malaysian authorities back to

Break Free From Plastic Brand Audit Greece

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Source: US plastic waste is causing environmental problems at home and abroad

London Marathon sustainability 2019: How is sport tackling plastic waste? Credit: Veolia

Low-income countries collect about 48% of waste in cities, but only 26% in rural areas, and only 4% is recycled. Overall, 13.5% of global waste is recycled ...

OceanCare has been committed to marine wildlife protection since 1989. Through research and conservation projects, campaigns, environmental education, ...


Western countries recycle lots of plastic bottles but other forms of plastic are harder to deal

The proliferation of plastic products in the last 70 years or so has been extraordinary; quite simply we cannot now live without them.

Pile of plastic waste (DW/R. Odhiambo)

EU regulations Switzerland has no intention of banning single-use plastics

According to a University of Georgia study of 192 countries, Indonesia ranked second in the world for mismanaged plastic waste, following China.

Source: US plastic waste is causing environmental problems at home and abroad

Plastic waste keeps killing whales. Countries like the UK keep producing it

Turkey's board orders re-run of Istanbul elec · "

Give me tap: reducing our plastic consumption

... Instead of being turned into something useful, most of our plastic ended up in landfill

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Green groups to Nestlé: “Own up, pay up, clean up your act

These Countries Produce the Most Plastic Waste


Garbage burning in Indonesia (Getty Images/U. Ifansasti)

Philippines plastic pollution: why so much waste ends up in oceans | South China Morning Post

5. Japan

... on key principles in our plastic policy. But our 'Give me tap' trial has shown that it's also something that is highly appreciated by our people, too.

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7 simple single-use swaps people can make to save trash.

Landfill in Bandung. Photo credit: Siska Nirmala

FOS lets you handcraft your own sunglasses from 100% recycled plastic waste


built from recycled materials, 'ijen' is indonesia's first zero-waste restaurant

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Pöyry creates a new initiative, PlasticsToBio, to address global plastic pollution. Credit: Carsten ten Brink.

UN resolves to end ocean plastic waste

The name “Pacific Garbage Patch” has led many to believe that this area is a large and continuous patch of easily visible marine debris items such as ...

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Journey to the waste: has the West learned its lesson from China's plastic ban? | South China Morning Post

The chunks of black material (left) are plastic raffia strings. A rubber-

Slow recycler Turkey seeks better uses for its trash

Branded Pollution. Plastic is ...

8. Russia

R&D in one of our factories in China

The Best and Worst Performing Wealth Markets

“Don't Trash Our Waters” Anti-litter Campaign Launches in Coney Island

A seahorse clings onto a cotton bud in the polluted waters off the Indonesian island of

The Smart Car MCS team. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Six data visualizations that explain the plastic problem | Global Ideas | DW | 30.12.2016

Compounders and Concentrate Producers in North America - AMI's Directory

(Projected global plastics production to 2050)

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Plastic can no longer be regarded as a waste material that can be recycled in the

At the summit of Mount Merbabu. Photo credit: Siska Nirmala

Avani eco bags