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Where does all the plastic go?

Adam Oxford
Adam Oxford
2020-07-10

It takes a while to get to the meat of Visual Capitalist’s infographic on plastic recycling, but the kicker is about half way down. Up until 2018, everyone shipped their recyclables to China, which then introduced its National Sword policy, banning these imports. It signalled the “end of easy recycling”, but VC is upbeat, suggesting European countries in particular are scaling up domestic capabilities. See it here.

Adam Oxford
  • Adam Oxford is a freelance journalist, media consultant and civic tech enthusiast. He also works closely with startups developing solutions to access to justice problems.

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