Malaysian Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin has said that the country will introduce laws to ban imports of non-recyclable plastics next year.
It isn't clear as yet how she defined non-recyclable plastics, but this does seem to include mixed plastics.
She said: "My ministry is committed to ensure that non-recycled plastic wastes will be illegal in Malaysia. We are also reviewing the (Environment) Act . . .
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