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The global crisis in recycling

April 23, 2020 14:31 PM UTC
- Updated April 23, 2020 14:34 PM UTC

Produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. With the world drowning in plastic, the need for recycling is more acute than ever. But the industry that handles all that waste is on the verge of collapse.

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YEO BEE YIN: People diligently segregate their wastes thinking that the wastes will be going to somewhere that can be recycled as will be good for the environment. SPEAKER 1: If it's not reused and recycled where does it end up? TNEOH SHEN: We can see on the labels of the containers they're not fro...

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