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China’s radical new rules to recycle rubbish

China’s radical new rules to recycle rubbish

Most are near maximum daily capacity and some are already overloaded. In 2017, the waste buried in Beijing’s landfills had exceeded 16 per cent of its capability.After a landfill reaches its maximum capacity, operators usually restore the site by covering the mountain of rubbish with a thick layer of soil. Once the soil settles —— after about two years —— the site is opened to the public, usually as a park.          

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