Cambodia aims to ban imports of non-recyclable waste

Cambodia could soon become the next Asian country to reject the importation of rubbish from overseas, despite suggestions from the private sector that Cambodia could burn waste to produce electricity.

According to The Guardian, China’s ban on foreign waste last year left developed nations struggling to find places to send their rubbish.

“Huge quantities have since been redirected to south-east Asia, but opposition to handling exported waste is growing in the region,” The Guardian said in its report.

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