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'Country is not a Dustbin' says Cambodia, sends back 1,600 tons of trash to US & Canada

Southeast Asian countries have stopped accepting trash from the Western countries and joining the move next is Cambodia. Cambodia is going to send back 83 shipping containers loaded with plastic wastes to the US and Canada. A spokesperson says -'Cambodia is not a dustbin where foreign countries can dispose of out-of-date e-waste, & the govt also opposes any import of plastic waste & lubricants to be recycled in this country'.