|Canada wants its illegal garbage 'processed' in PH |
14 October 2014
|Because the Canadian government can’t return the garbage that was illegally shipped out of its country, it is requesting the Philippines to process it here instead.|
Canadian Ambassador Neil Reeder told the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) during an April 24 meeting that his government “would like to explore with the Philippines options for processing the rest of the shipment – in accordance with Philippine law – in the Philippines.”
The diplomat is referring to 50 container vans from Canada that have been arriving in batches at the Manila Port since June 2013. Philippine government officials have opened 18 container vans, revealing their contents of mixed garbage, including non-recyclable plastics, waste paper, household waste, and used adult diapers.
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