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Wen’an, plastic capital of China

On January 1, 2018, China stopped importing plastic waste. In Wen’an, recycling capital of all that plastic, Minyang Liu visualized the consequences. And she discovered that the processing of plastic is complex because of the many interests, and not by definition environmentally friendly.

Op 1 januari 2018 stopte China met de import van plastic afval. In Wen’an, recycle-hoofdstad van al dat plastic, bracht Minyang Liu de gevolgen in beeld. En ze ontdekte dat de verwerking van plastic complex is door de vele belangen, en niet per definitie milieuvriendelijk.

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