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NMI research team calculates impact of China’s ban on plastic waste imports

[caption id="attachment_2113" align="alignleft" width="300"] Beach pollution. Plastic bottles and other trash on sea beach[/caption] Athens, Ga. – While recycling is often touted as the solution to the large-scale production of plastic waste, upwards of half of the plastic waste intended for recycling is exported from higher income...

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Jenna Jambeck is redesigning waste management

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Right before Jenna Jambeck was returning to school to get her doctorate in environmental engineering in 2000, racing captain and oceanographer Charles Moore showed the industrialized world that its obsession with plastic had a cost. Jambeck was disgusted. Moore’s articles...

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