Director Duncan Wilson presented on the Impact of China National Sword at this year’s WasteMINZ conference in Christchurch.  The analysis concluded that, while the impact has been major so far, we are probably still only at the beginning of the changes that we will see.  Recent data highlights the fact that New Zealand’s relies heavily on a small number of countries to take our material.  If these countries further restrict the material they accept it could lead to real issues for what we do with our recyclables.  A range of actions are likely to be necessary to secure the future of the industry.

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