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Plastic recycling attracts investment in Japan after China ban

No longer able to export as much waste, companies seek new solutions

Used plastic bottles at a waste collection site in Tokyo. China's ban on imports of plastic waste have spurred new recycling investment in Japan.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese companies are pouring investment into plastic recycling facilities to handle the rise in bottles and used home electronics remaining in the country following China's near-total ban on imports of plastic waste.

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