Where next for unwanted plastic?

The world is turning its back on the UK's plastic waste as more countries follow China to impose import restrictions - and the options will narrow further. Is there a solution to the looming capacity crunch? David Burrows investigates

Port Klang in Malaysia, from where plastic-waste shipments will be returned to their country of origin. Photograph: Hafiz343/Wikimedia Commons
Port Klang in Malaysia, from where plastic-waste shipments will be returned to their country of origin. Photograph: Hafiz343/Wikimedia Commons

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