China National Sword - Australia's Recycling Challenge

--- Rick Ralph ---

In 2018 the Chinese governments decision to tighten the specifications on the importation of recyclables collected from around the world resulted in unprecedented attention by all levels of government, the media and general public as the world finally took notice about the importance of recycling and its role in protecting the environment. Twelve months along, so what has been the result of this decision and what has changed in the way we manage our recyclables. Rick Ralph talks with industry professional and leading expert in his field Mr Nick Harford from Equilibrium about what that decision changed in terms of our recycling performance.

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