Indonesia Returning 57 Containers of Developed World’s Waste

Containers will be returned to Australia, the U.S., France, Germany, and Hong Kong.

  • Published 9 July 2019

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia is sending dozens of containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials, adding to a growing backlash in Southeast Asia against being a dumping ground for the developed world's rubbish. The Directorate General of Customs said that 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the U.S., France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed… Read at AP News