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China + US Waste and Materials Management
7 months ago
Article 12 "In the process of importing solid waste, measures shall be taken to prevent it from spread[ing] seepage and leakage or other measures to prevent pollution of [the] environment."
55 scrap transactions and 7600 tons of recyclables from the U.S. rejected
800,000 tons of recyclables rejected
247 companies lost their import licenses
China no longer accepting imports of 24 categories of solid waste. No "foreign garbage"
In 2011, the United States exported metal and paper scrap worth $10.8 billion to China.
Operation Green Fence (OGF)
China's "National Sword" Program
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