UK plastic for “recycling” dumped and burned in Turkey – BBC News

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A BBC investigation has found that plastic waste from Britain that’s supposed to be recycled in Turkey is instead being dumped there with some of it burned.

The UK exports more waste plastic to Turkey than to any other country. Environmentalists say Turkey can’t even recycle its own waste and should not be importing more.

Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Angus Crawford.

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