Canada does U-turn on garbage shipped to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada has agreed to retrieve tons of refuse it shipped to the Philippines between 2013-2014. Canada's federal environment minister Catherine McKenna announced on W...

'Foreign garbage' streaming into Taiwan, after China tightens controls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Environmental Protection Administration has been criticized for not doing more sooner to tackle the tons of extra “foreign waste” washing up in Taiwan, accordin...

German plastic floods Southeast Asia

"Something for the whole family" — a German breakfast spread slogan is still legible on a faded yellow plastic lid. Members of the environmental organization Greenpeace found the lid i...

China becoming world's waste yard, Xinhua laments

Taipei, Jan. 6 (CNA) China is becoming "the world's waste yard" as it imports and processes an increasing amount of waste from abroad, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday. Coas...