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"Malaysia not the dumping site of world": Malaysia Sends Back 150 Vessels of Plastic Waste to 13 Rich Countries

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Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year. Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said another 110 containers are expected to be sent back by the middle of this year. "If people want to see us as the rubbish dump of the world, you dream on. Our position is very firm. Malaysia is not the dumping site of the world," the minister said.