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DECEMBER 19, 2019
For many years, China was the main final recipient of the global flow of plastics waste – millions of tons were shipped to China every year. But in 2017, with the implementation of severe import restrictions, China effectively shut its doors on foreign waste plastics. The result? Much of the developed world was suddenly left sitting on mountains of plastics trash. Nearly 3 years on – what are the lasting impacts of the import ban?
Join our webcast discussion as we unpack the issue and discuss the implications of China’s ban on market behaviors and business practices:
- How are global plastics waste streams changing?
- How is the ban impacting the economics of plastic collection and recycling?
- What were the real reasons behind the ban, and what is happening now within China?
- What are short and long-term implications for business worldwide?
If you are interested in finding out more on this subject, check out our newest report: Trash Woes: Unpacking China's Waste Plastics Ban—Implications for Business
Earn 1 CPE credit
Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based; Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None