Reduce, reuse - and recycle.
The last of the "three Rs," recycling gives fresh value to the natural resources that are tapped to produce products for consumption. Recycling can benefit the environment by reducing waste - and it's also big business.
China has long had a reputation for being the garbage dump of the world. The country is the World’s biggest importer of garbage. Some 56 percent of the world’s plastic waste ends up there. But that’s going to change. Since the beginning of the year there’s been an import ban in force, on two dozen different recycling materials.