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Trash piles up in Europe as China refuses imports

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 01:18

China's environmental crackdown means that imports of foreign waste for recycling has crashed a whopping 96 percent since January. But now trash is piling up in Europe in every place from docks to building sites as the continent struggles to figure out what to do with it all.

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China's environmental crackdown means that imports of foreign waste for recycling has crashed a whopping 96 percent since January. But now trash is piling up in Europe in every place from docks to building sites as the continent struggles to figure out what to do with it all.

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Trash piles up in Europe as China refuses imports

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 01:18