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China's Green Fence Gambit

Article-China's Green Fence Gambit

Will China’s Green Fence policy ultimately strengthen recycling markets worldwide or destroy them?
China erected its “Green Fence” policy in February to get tough on contamination in recycled commodity imports. Recyclers in the United States and around the world have struggling to scale that fence ever since. “It’s completely changed the game,” says Joe Burke, director of sales for the Newark, N.J.-based hauler and recycler Action Environmental Group Inc. Green Fence actually represents the redoubled enforcement of regulations that have been in place

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