Mill Creek Beacon - Your Hometown News Source

By Madeline Coats
Editor, Mill Creek Beacon 

Mill Creek takes action to reset the recycling industry

 

September 20, 2019



China is the largest manufacturing nation in the world, and the most sizeable consumer of recyclables. U.S. recyclers have relied on demand from the Chinese market and low shipping rates to China. 

There is no country or combination of countries that can consume the amount of material China has historically imported for manufacturing, according to the Washington Refuse and Recycling Association.

The West Coast is suffering the strongest impacts due to historical reliance on Chinese markets for recyclables. Many materials are flooding ports and disrupting markets in other countries. Thailan...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 11/10/2019 22:10