DoE targets shutdown of 100 illegal recycling factories by April

Published on 17 Jan 2019 9:20:27 PM

The Department of Environment (DoE) aims to shut down 100 illegal plastic recycling factories by the end of March this year.

Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the target date was given as the nation is still plagued by plastic waste that was brought in before the July 2018 freeze on plastic waste imports came into force.

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