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China's Green Fence shuts out Prince George plastic recyclers


China is cracking down on recycling imports in an initiative called "Operation Green Fence." It
Ed Shea is storing plastic in his barn until it can be recycled. (Marissa Harvey/CBC)
has major implications for plastic recyclers in British Columbia. Daybreak's Marissa Harvey heads out to the barn of R-3 recycling near Prince George where owner Ed Shea is stockpiling plastic, and Andrew Kurjata speaks with Jerry Powell of Resource Recycling Magazine about what the Green Fence is, and whether there's a future for plastic recycling in North America.

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