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Waste recycling in Beijing

Updated: 2011-05-26 17:06
By Sun Peng (chinadaily.com.cn)

According to statistics, RMB 90 billion worth of waste is not recycled but abandoned in China every year, including home appliances, plastic, paper and construction waste. As the recycling of solid waste attracts more attention from communities, recycling centers are being built in more cities in China.Dongsanqi is one of the biggest waste recycling centers in Beijing. At Dongsanqi center, we discovered how the waste was gathered, sorted and transported out of Beijing.

Video: Sun Peng
Voiceover: Chris Clark
Producer: Flora Yue