China recycling cleanup jolts global industry

Associated Press
China recycling cleanup jolts global industry

In this photo taken on Aug 28, 2013, workers dismantle television sets for recycling at a workshop in an environmental technology company in Zhuzhou in southern China's Hunan province. China’s recycling industry has boomed over the past 20 years. Its manufacturers needed the metal, paper and plastic and Beijing was willing to tolerate the environmental cost. But environmentalists have long complained the industry is poisoning China’s air, water and soil. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

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