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May 10, 2019 - The Guardian

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations
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US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’

Rolph Payet of the United Nations Environment Program called the agreement – signed by 187 countries in Geneva, Switzerland, under the convention – “historic”, because countries will have to monitor where plastic waste goes when it leaves their borders.

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