Argentina risks becoming next foreign waste dumping ground

Argentina's constitution prohibits the import of foreign waste but the former administration of Mauricio Macri allowed the import of specific items.

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    Argentina could soon start importing rubbish, even though some say it is already struggling with waste.

    Environmentalists and people whose livelihood depends on recycling are worried about a new law brought in by former President Mauricio Macri.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.


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