Why Romania is importing waste
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Why Romania is importing waste from abroad

Romania is drowning in waste and most of the landfills are overflowing.

The recycling companies in charge of reprocessing the country's waste are at risk of not producing enough. This has driven those companies to import selected waste from countries like Britain.

BBC correspondent Nick Thorpe has visited one of those sites.

Correction 16 October 2019: A previous version of this story had a translation error in a subtitle. The story has since been updated.

  • 15 Oct 2019
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