Freighter arrives in Philippine port to return Canadian trash

Business May 31, 2019

Freighter arrives in Philippine port to return Canadian trash

A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines, one of two Southeast Asia countries that have protested being treated like dump sites by ...

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send scrap back to source

Asia Pacific May 22, 2019

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send scrap back to source

Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back nonrecyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday. Malaysia last year became the leading alternative destination for plastic scrap after China ...