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Duterte Orders Ships To Send Garbage Back To Canada

Hours after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Canada to take back its garbage, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced a plan to bring the rotting trash back to Canadian soil by the end of June, according to Global News. McKenna said Ottawa awarded a contract to Bolloree Logistics Canada to return 69 containers filled with household waste and electronic garbage out of the 103 containers sent by a private Canadain company to the Philippines which was incorrectly labeled as plastics for recycling in 2013 and 2014. There has been a brewing diplomatic crisis over the future of the tons of …read more