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US-based recyclers may gain from China's 'Green Fence'

By: Jessica Holbrook

For some U.S. recyclers, China's “Green Fence” is a gateway to more opportunities. The policy, which went into effect in February, strictly enforces regulations on importing dirty scrap materials into the country. It has led to a significant drop in imports of plastic waste and put some recyclers out of business, at least temporarily.

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