The ‘recycling crisis’ may be here to stay – Australia

Posted on February 20, 2019 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News

China’s refusal to take Australia’s rubbish has started to bite, and it’s clear we’re not ready to deal with the consequences.

Source: The ‘recycling crisis’ may be here to stay

The largest portion of responsibility for waste management lies with the generator, but that is not to say others may not have a level of involvement. We all have some responsibility for the waste we create in our own homes, and how we dispose of it. Besides recycling, that also means (where possible) avoiding and reducing trash, and buying items made with recyclables – this is called “closing of the loop”.