‘Mountains’ of UK plastic waste found in Ipoh dump site


Malaysia takes in a large amount of British plastic waste – 130,000 tonnes last year. – EPA pic, May 27, 2019.

PLASTIC waste from British supermarkets and council recycling departments has made its way to a dump site in Ipoh, revealed a BBC documentary team.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his co-host, Anita Rani, discovered that “mountains” of plastics from Britain were simply dumped or burned in Malaysia, reported The Mirror.


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  • Send the waste back to Britain. Just like Duterte, leave the containers in Britain territorial waters and its up to them what they want to do with it.

    Posted 2 years ago by Elyse Gim

    • I totally support your suggestion

      Posted 2 years ago by Witzi Leong