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Overseas e-plastics market dries up

Published: August 15, 2019
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India was the second largest importer of U.S. scrap plastic during the first six months of 2019. | Avigator Fortuner/Shutterstock

Recovered plastic, including material from end-of-life electronics, has largely stopped flowing from the U.S. into India, which until recently has been among the top importers of scrap plastics.

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US asks countries to omit Basel plastic regulations

Published: July 18, 2019
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Regulatory changes could prevent the U.S. from exporting e-plastics to a number of countries. | rawf8/Shutterstock

Federal regulators are asking countries that are major buyers of U.S. scrap plastic to refrain from implementing new trade restrictions laid out in the Basel Convention, a treaty covering global scrap material shipments.

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