Library EventAmerica Recycles Day Film "Plastic China"

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

11/13/2018 7:00pm 11/13/2018 9:00pm America Recycles Day Film "Plastic China" Plastic China As the world’s biggest plastic waste importer, China receives ten million tons per year from most of the developed countries around the world. With high external costs impacting the local environment and health, these imports are reborn here in these plastic workshops into “recycled” raw materials for the appetite of China - the world factory. This waste is then exported back to where they came from with a new face such as manufactured clothing or toys. Documentary 88 min. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A

Plastic China
As the world’s biggest plastic waste importer, China receives ten million tons per year from most of the developed countries around the world. With high external costs impacting the local environment and health, these imports are reborn here in these plastic workshops into “recycled” raw materials for the appetite of China - the world factory. This waste is then exported back to where they came from with a new face such as manufactured clothing or toys. Documentary 88 min.

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This event is open to the public.

Contact Information

Group Name: City of Iowa City Recycling

Group Type: Governmental

Primary Contact Name: Jane Wilch

Primary Contact Phone: (319) 887-6110

Secondary Contact Name: Jen Jordan

Secondary Contact Phone: (319) 887-6160

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Iowa City East Side Recycle Center

Cosponsor Name: Jane Wilch

Cosponsor Phone: 319-887-6110

Cosponsor Email: jane-wilch@iowa-city.org