Recycling material moves along a conveyor belt to be sorted at Waste Management’s Material Recovery Facility in Elkridge, Md. In 2018, China announced it would no longer buy most plastic waste from places like the U.S.

Recycling material moves along a conveyor belt to be sorted at Waste Management’s Material Recovery Facility in Elkridge, Md. In 2018, China announced it would no longer buy most plastic waste from places like the U.S.