• How mountains of U.S. plastic waste ended up in Malaysia, broken down by workers for $10 a day

    22 days ago - By LA Times

    In a derelict warehouse complex plastered with “For Rent” signs an hour from the Malaysian capital, four women squatted on upturned buckets. Their fingernails were cracked and nubby, their headscarves dampened with sweat. Wielding hair dryers, they heated and peeled labels from a waist-high pile...
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