PHOTOS Malaysian minister asks developed countries to stop sending waste to Malaysia

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Malaysian minister asks developed countries to stop sending waste to Malaysia

Xinhua

23:19, May 29, 2019

A staff member of Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change displays plastic wastes at Port Klang, Malaysia, May 28, 2019. Developed countries must review their management of plastic waste and stop sending such material to developing countries, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin said on Tuesday. In a press conference following the inspection of several shipping containers with plastic and other waste at Port Klang, the country's largest port, Yeo said the government would ship back the waste to the source countries which include the United States, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Japan. (Photos: Xinhua)

A staff member of Malaysian Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change walks past plastic wastes at Port Klang, Malaysia, May 28, 2019. Developed countries must review their management of plastic waste and stop sending such material to developing countries, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin said on Tuesday. In a press conference following the inspection of several shipping containers with plastic and other waste at Port Klang, the country's largest port, Yeo said the government would ship back the waste to the source countries which include the United States, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Japan.

Malaysian Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin displays a piece of plastic waste at Port Klang, Malaysia, May 28, 2019. Developed countries must review their management of plastic waste and stop sending such material to developing countries, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin said on Tuesday. In a press conference following the inspection of several shipping containers with plastic and other waste at Port Klang, the country's largest port, Yeo said the government would ship back the waste to the source countries which include the United States, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Japan.

A staff member of Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change conveys plastic wastes at Port Klang, Malaysia, May 28, 2019. Developed countries must review their management of plastic waste and stop sending such material to developing countries, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin said on Tuesday. In a press conference following the inspection of several shipping containers with plastic and other waste at Port Klang, the country's largest port, Yeo said the government would ship back the waste to the source countries which include the United States, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Japan.

Staff members of Malaysian Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change walk past plastic wastes at Port Klang, Malaysia, May 28, 2019. Developed countries must review their management of plastic waste and stop sending such material to developing countries, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin said on Tuesday. In a press conference following the inspection of several shipping containers with plastic and other waste at Port Klang, the country's largest port, Yeo said the government would ship back the waste to the source countries which include the United States, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Japan.

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