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‘Treated like trash’ ~ Planet Patrol Founder Lizzie Carr on waste colonialism for Eco-Age

The UK, along with other countries in the global north, has long been meeting its recycling targets by simply shipping plastic waste overseas. Planet Patrol founder Lizzie Carr investigates how loopholes in the system saw our trash exported to China, Malaysia, Indonesia and even Turkey and Poland, later to be burned and cause serious health issues for local people.’ – snippet from article on Eco-Age’s website.

Read Planet Patrol Founder’s article on the Eco-Age blog: ‘Treated Like Trash’: What UK Recycling Systems Teach Us About Waste Colonialism’ here.

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