China says 'no' to contaminated recycling from Canada

Air Date: Jan 02, 2018 12:00 AM ET

China is saying no thanks to much of the recycled paper and plastic we've been shipping there for decades. China says most of the recycling material is too contaminated. The province's environmental commissioner, Diane Saxe explains why.

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