How Organized Crime Profits From Trafficking Plastic Waste

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Published on 27 Nov 2021, 3:00
Americans typically don’t think all that much about where their recycled plastic waste goes, but they probably should since it often gets shipped overseas to Asia with the aid of criminal organizations. Wosny Lambre and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks. Watch LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. youtube.com/theyoungturks/live

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"Americans like to think they are recycling their plastic takeout food containers, cutlery, and flimsy grocery bags when they toss them into those green or blue bins. But, too often, that waste is shipped overseas, sometimes with the help of organized crime groups, where it litters cities, clogs waterways or is burned, filling the air with toxic chemicals."

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