Malaysia seeks origin of tons of plastic waste | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, August 30, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, August 30, 2019

Malaysia seeks origin of tons of plastic waste

Malaysia wants to return almost 200 shipping containers believed to contain plastic waste, officials said yesterday, but first they need to work out where they came from. Southeast Asia has been flooded with waste plastic from more developed nations such as the US,

Australia and Britain since last year when China -- which boasted a massive recycling industry -- ordered a halt to imports.  

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