China Daily (Hong Kong)

240 tons of imported solid waste returned


Guangzhou customs in Guangdong province has shipped back two batches of imported solid waste to its place of origin, the General Administra­tion of Customs said on Friday. Intercepte­d during an inspection, the garbage, weighing 240 metric tons, was identified as a mixture of zinc oxide and zinc-blended leftovers. Combined with dirt, coal cinder and unoxidized metal, it would have posed a threat to the environmen­t when processed.

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