Plastic waste from the UK is being smuggled into Malaysia

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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin inspecting shipping containers
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Plastic waste is being smuggled into Malaysia using shipping containers that are being falsely declared as another type of import that does not require a permit, according to the country’s Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.  

A two-week investigation found that plastic waste is being smuggled in from developed countries including the UK, USA, Australia and Germany. 

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