18 April 2019
In 2018, China stated that it would no longer accept imports of recyclables that contained more than 0.5% contamination levels. It has sent the Australian government into a frenzy trying to come up with alternatives to help manage recyclable waste better. While there will be regulatory changes at the policy level, households have a significant role to play. Unfortunately, most families continue to make mistakes that see recyclable waste ending up in landfills or stockpiles.