China has been importing trash globally since the 1980's and with recent changes in legislation there could be some global impacts. Although it is great that china will now reduce the amount of 24 different solid wastes, they have been the lead processor of excessive waste. Australia who use to export their garbage is now faced with an overwhelming amount of consequences. An out of sight out of mind behavior among exporting countries, like Australia, is now coming full circle as countries contemplate what to do with their excess waste.
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