Nigeria’s could benefit from China ban on plastic waste importation

Published on January 9, 2018 by admin

China’s decision to impose a ban on the importation of plastic waste is bound to have ripple effects especially from countries in Africa where much of the plastic waste comes from. Countries like Nigeria exports thousands of tons recycled plastic waste to China every year, where they are processed and used in making pipes, carpets and other products. But Environmentalists and recycling experts say China’s plastic waste import ban is an opportunity for Africa to develop its recycling industry. Here is Deji Badmus with more.

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