UK to take back 42 containers of plastic waste illegally shipped to Penang

UK to take back 42 containers of plastic waste illegally shipped to Penang

Malaysiakini - News·2019-11-26 05:09

The UK has agreed to repatriate 42 containers of plastic waste illegally shipped to the Penang Port over a year since March 2018, in accordance with the Basel Convention.

The decision comes after UK's Environment Agency visited the site in response to news of the illegal shipment of plastic waste from the UK, according to a joint statement by the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc) and the British High Commission.

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