Is China planning a complete ban on solid waste imports by end 2020?

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An official Chinese Government document has said that the country plans to ban solid waste imports by the end of 2020.

The Chinese Central Committee of the Communist Party has published a strategy on improving the country's environment.

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Within this document it said: "China has completely banned the entry of foreign garbage, cracked down on smuggling, drastically reduced the number and types of solid waste imports, and strived to achieve zero imports of solid . . .

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