How China Broke the World's Recycling

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[1] docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/SS/directdoc.aspx?filename=q:/G/TBTN17/CHN1211.pdf&Open=True
[2] docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Browse/FE_B_009.aspx?TopLevel=8318#/
[3] www.dakotavalleyrecycling.org/other-residential-recycling/330-how-a-materials-recovery-facilities-works
[4] www.npr.org/2020/09/11/897692090/how-big-oil-misled-the-public-into-believing-plastic-would-be-recycled
[5] www.bottledwater.org/rpet-facts
[6] www.ft.com/content/360e2524-d71a-11e8-a854-33d6f82e62f8
[7] www.businessinsider.com/plastic-eating-super-enzyme-recycles-plastic-bottles-2020-10;
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MMO Archives
MMO Archives Prieš 17 val
how china recycles: the us sends trash to china for cash, china air drops US trash to thailand
Mana
Mana Prieš dieną
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Rylan Storm
Rylan Storm Prieš dieną
China didn't break the recycling system. They got sick of taking Americans unrecyclable trash.
Lance Say
Lance Say Prieš 2 dienas
buying anything in glass and aluminum cans, then, will this backfire too! how china exposed the american's recycling system.
Anshuman Chaurasia
Anshuman Chaurasia Prieš 2 dienas
Why can't they make fuel from the plastics. Some startups in India are making fuel from plastics, i think western countries can do better...
trinydex
trinydex Prieš 2 dienas
why aren't you advocating for incineration power plants for plastics and even other refuse? landfills generate methane. hydrocarbons that aren't spent for energy necessitate more drilling and more transport. Sweden gets lots of free / subsidized energy from taking the EU's trash. we could do the same in America and have a much less wasteful (pun intended) and sustainable refuse economy.
Dan Lam
Dan Lam Prieš 2 dienas
We need to take care of those who recycle better than depend on china. like, use them to make the plastic pote for building the deck. for road.
Omar Abdel Mageed Hammouda
Omar Abdel Mageed Hammouda Prieš 3 dienas
I have a huge urge to know the team you use to search, organize and present these information as a narrative as long as the visuals, I hope i can be one of your team one day :D
Shayan Tanweer
Shayan Tanweer Prieš 3 dienas
You can't fix something that is fundamentally broken.
じゃい
じゃい Prieš 4 dienas
Lol i saw the same stock footage in polymatter
reverend moonie
reverend moonie Prieš 4 dienas
Great logic...this email is bad cause it can be made in mins....but this email is Great cause you can make it in mins...wow..epic stupid
reverend moonie
reverend moonie Prieš 4 dienas
Who makes the plastic ...CHINA ..
Robert Lee
Robert Lee Prieš 5 dienų
Plastic is not recyclerable without deposit scheme.
asdkotable
asdkotable Prieš 5 dienų
It looks like the solution to this problem is to make plastic recycling a public utility, and remove profitability from the equation, or at least have someone, preferably the plastics manufacturers, subsidize the recycling. The fire station isn't a for-profit service, and neither are public infrastructure like bridges and roads.
Siewbeng Wee
Siewbeng Wee Prieš 6 dienų
TItle is misleading and character assassination. You expect other countries to keep your waste and blame them when they stop accepting the waste
Barry Fernandez
Barry Fernandez Prieš 6 dienų
Very informative and instructive.
M
M Prieš 6 dienų
Well, maybe it's time for US and similar ultra cosuming countries to slow down on consumption rather than blame another country for trying to evolve. Time to find a real solution for plastic.
Bernd Arndt
Bernd Arndt Prieš 7 dienų
The easy fix is to just increase the taxes of new plastic and remove/lower the taxes of recycle plastic.
Tommy Tapio Nurkka
Tommy Tapio Nurkka Prieš 7 dienų
Those countries who are sending their thrash around the world. For what? - Money. To buy more thrash to send around the world for money. To buy more thrash to send around the world.
Joseph Slaughter
Joseph Slaughter Prieš 7 dienų
The numerous Over. Dramatic. Pauses are killing me smalls.
CallMeCaleb
CallMeCaleb Prieš 8 dienų
Stone tits😳
zwerko
zwerko Prieš 9 dienų
There is one resource on this planet that we have in a huge abundance-land. Plastics are, for the most part, super-inert (that's why it takes eons to degrade), not all that different from stone, so the solution is simple-dig a big hole and dump the stuff in, then dig another, and another... We will never run out of land for that and it won't have impact on the environment. Or, at least, it will have far less impact than trying to burn it or ship it half-way across the world for somebody to try to sort it and recycle some percentage of it (which still releases CO2). Not to mention the idiocy of trying to replace plastics with glass. What we have a lot of: land. What we cannot afford to release to the atmosphere anymore: CO2. Solution: bury it!
Vaktare Vibes
Vaktare Vibes Prieš 9 dienų
I am telling everyone I know about this video
Roman Fedchenko
Roman Fedchenko Prieš 9 dienų
Shocking: getting rid of trash sustainably requires subsidizing
sc5252
sc5252 Prieš 10 dienų
Why should China continue to recycle foreign rubbish n trash? Don't you expect them to stop that one day ?
VK5CQ
VK5CQ Prieš 11 dienų
So, charge companies for Dumping Plastics, just enough to make it pay to Recycle them; is, jiggle the system back into economic Balance.
Say Thankyou
Say Thankyou Prieš 12 dienų
So one time use bags and water bottle lids are the unusable....those dam bags...give em up people. Bring your own grocery bag, ✝️❤️🇺🇸
Michael Raven
Michael Raven Prieš 12 dienų
Time to resort to the backyard burn barrel to get rid of the stuff.
bheku
bheku Prieš 12 dienų
Well.. you also could read it as, China doing a solid and breaking "Recycling"
Sofascialistadankula Megadonakeratosis
Sofascialistadankula Megadonakeratosis Prieš 12 dienų
Much of that material that is thrown out to recycling actually came from China in the first place. Now China doesn't want to recycle these materials, countries have to set up their own recycling facilities and then sell the clean recycled material to China. So China didn't want to deal with the cleanup phase of recycling materials and that is a good thing. Hopefully in the near future, packaging will be mostly bioplastic made by algae.
generic bot
generic bot Prieš 14 dienų
I love being surprised by the comments section.
Karin Larsen
Karin Larsen Prieš 14 dienų
The consumer is in control. As long as we buy it , they'll make it. WE need to stop buying anything sold in plastic
Brad Bailey
Brad Bailey Prieš 5 dienų
Good luck with convincing everyone to do that
new guy
new guy Prieš 14 dienų
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BunzeeBear
BunzeeBear Prieš 14 dienų
why not find another use for ground up plastics like in concrete instead of sand? Or housing bricks & blocks or into road surfaces. Because plastic does not last forever. Old "Sol" can break down a garbage bag that is exposed to sunlight or daylight over ONE winter. It crumbles. Or break it down to its essential hydrocarbons and make car fuel? Or don't make waste plastic. . Stop calling it LOWER GRADE PLASTIC would help. Finding a second use for it is the challenge....like Computers. That is basically a piece of furniture. The keyboard does not matter if it is VIRGIN plastic or mixed plastic. (The letters disappear on both-as it is painted on.) Hell, many parts of my car is plastic(it is about time) like the panel under the door and internal fender lining to slow down the rock chips and salt. You can't tell. You have to tap with your fingernails to hear the plastic sound. Sending plastic to land fill means it is covered with dirt out of the sun's damaging UV rays that BREAK IT DOWN. The whole concept of Landfill has to be readdressed when storing plastics. It needs exposure to the sunlight(direct or indirect) to break down its binders. Which is why "flexible plastic is no longer flexible" and just breaks, stretchable plastic does not stretch but crumbles. . I don't know what is missing after the UV treatment, but I wonder how similar the plastics are after they break down.? . Or we have to develop a plastic that becomes a food stuff...so you can have your coffee & donut together . After you drank the coffee you can eat the cup idea. Comes in a variety of flavors. It is fake food...which we already make.
timtommersen
timtommersen Prieš 15 dienų
6:24 you missed to tell something Problem is that only raw plastic is recyclable like shampoo bottles. You cant recycle mixed plastic which makes nearly 90% of all plastic like plastic bags or starbugs baverage. And the 10% is too expensive. Rest ist burned.
Martin Taylor
Martin Taylor Prieš 15 dienų
There is one more option and that is for Governments to ban virgin plastic, maybe force 25% recycled for 1 year then 50% for 1 year then 75% for 1 year then 100% after that !
Critical Thinker
Critical Thinker Prieš 16 dienų
I knew before ever watching this video that public problems like lack of recycling, pollution, crappy public services, etc. are perpetually unsolved because there is no money in it. And considering that the average American reads at the middle school level, does anyone honestly thing there's going to be enough public movement to ban together and avoid all virgin plastics while paying higher prices for recycled plastic products? Let's face it: People will always do what saves them money, just like the businesses who won't sponsor recycling system for the same reasons. Wendover, however, is right at the very end when he says that we likely need to shut down the entire system, namely the money system. I encourage all to look up the Venus Project and Jacque Fresco and the Zeitgeist Movement and films, which present ideas for an alternative social system operating without any need for money. Good health to you all.
Masterwolf_playz
Masterwolf_playz Prieš 17 dienų
the narrator is passing the buck. can't blame china dude! 3 decades they gave the western world to plan 😂
KEX CZ
KEX CZ Prieš 18 dienų
So for now, we have to try making less single use plastic items, change plastic for other materials or make a system for re-using those plastic products. For example cosmetics and PET bottles can be all reused, if not damaged by consumer, and then it would help a lot. But quest of building that system and making it work is the hardest part.... :/
Jeff M
Jeff M Prieš 18 dienų
It was already broken. Don't blame China, they just decided accepting trash wasn't in their best interest.
Sam re
Sam re Prieš 19 dienų
Then why don't they add the recycling cost to plastic before hand? Why is the environmental cost not a thing? If you double or triple the cost of plastic then buyers will either pay their part recycling or choose glass or metal alternatives.
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SniperPIKACHU
SniperPIKACHU Prieš 20 dienų
I hate the Chinese Communist Party and I would do anything to have them overthrown but it's unfair to say China broke the world's recycling. They broke many things but this one is on us. We created too many plastic wastes and just export them. It's a trade. They don't have obligation to fill up their land with more of our crap. In fact, we should take crap from them just to be fair and I am sure we don't want landfills full of plastic /toxic wastes on the US soil. So if we don't want something to happen to us, then what on earth gives us rights and moral justification to have other countries do the thing we don't want to do ourselves? Anyway, we are now exporting the wastes to other countries and none of us give a damn. Do you know why so many countries hate (perhaps a strong word) or at least dislike us Americans? Sometimes we are such dic*s. We have been bullying smaller and poor countries to poison their own land, but now one country stood up and we call them breaking recycling, which should be our responsibility, to begin with. We are one of the wealthiest and powerful nations on earth as well as in human history, yet we act like this? We can totally fix the issue if we really want to but no, we just don't and keep pushing toxic crap into other people's land because we give them money while knowing so well that it will poison their land and people but it's okay coz we pay them so just ignore it lol We paid so we don't have to feel bad.
Gavin Cheng
Gavin Cheng Prieš 20 dienų
ShenZhen*
Ethan O. McBride
Ethan O. McBride Prieš 21 dieną
Did John Oliver steal your video topic? Im not mad I’m just amused.
Random Vox
Random Vox Prieš 22 dienas
Not surprised that the video doesn't touch on the fact that shipping trash around the world to be recycled DEFEATS THE PURPOSE OF RECYCLING IT IN THE FIRST PLACE. So much resources are needed to get it over there (fuel for the barges) as well as the energy to melt it down (smelter fuel, facility power, etc) and then ship it back here... Its just mind blowing!
From the East
From the East Prieš 23 dienas
Can someone explain how did `China Brake ' the world's recycling? We must go against China cuz they wont take our trash......huh?
Ostentatiousnessness
Ostentatiousnessness Prieš 23 dienas
Damn you, Big Plastic!
Deadpool Xavier
Deadpool Xavier Prieš 24 dienas
Good video
Billy Zhao
Billy Zhao Prieš 24 dienas
well there goes another thing that I learned in elementary school that I thought was true
Andy Jacques
Andy Jacques Prieš 24 dienas
everything eco related is pure bs anyway... always been...
JJ
JJ Prieš 25 dienų
This US solution is like every other US solution: make money by throwing their problems to other countries
Willy Wonka
Willy Wonka Prieš 25 dienų
I'm gonna catch some crap for this, but that's fine. I'm actually curious to see the views of the person who disagrees with this. In my opinion, the problem with the planet plain and simple, is people. Human beings will be this planet's downfall. We're already doing a pretty good job of screwing it up so far. There are to date roughly 8 billion people on this planet, more come every day. In 1900 the est global population was 1.6 billion.. in the whole world. So in the last 100 years, that's close to a 400% increase... just in 121 years. With all our warning labels and idiot proofing, advancement in medicine.. things like that, Darwinism hardly exists anymore. Death can't possibly keep up with Octomom across the street. Think about it, when the population of a certain species reaches too high of levels it screws up the balance of the eco system. That's fact. If there are too many wolves in so many square miles, their prey die out, so they in turn die out. So what do we do in that situation? With certain animals we give out tags and call it hunting season. Should we do that? No, obviously not, because that's f**king insane. Instead, I propose that we be limited to how many children we are legally allowed to have. What's wrong with only being able to have like.. 3 kids max? Why do you need a family of 15 to carry on your name? If a lady has 4 cats, then she really really likes cats. If she has 20, then she's a nut job. I firmly believe for one, 3 or 4 children is plenty. If you can't get a boy to carry on your name by then, then it's just not in the cards bud. 2 there should be an actual process to have children. Similar to how foster parents are (or should be) selected. You would have to prove that you are fit to be a parent, both financially and mentally. It sounds cold and, it sounds messed up, believe me I know. However, your kids, or their kids won't think so in when they're sharing a 1 bedroom apartment with 20 people who sleep in the same bunk bed. Tokyo is very similar to this already. When there is no more forrest left, because of housing demand. When our natural resources just run out. The world will implode on itself. Tell me how I'm wrong. You're worried about recycling, I'm worried about the number of people who drink a bottle of water ever day.
black bird
black bird Prieš 26 dienų
Japan's going to dump nuclear waste water into the oceans, Korea doesn't want your old cell phones anymore and China's decided it can't take all the sh** America produces in a year. Hmmmm,,,wonder why we're on a collision course with the climate.
John R
John R Prieš 26 dienų
Which goes to show that we must think of everything through a circular model, economics, environment, etc....
Emily Hou
Emily Hou Prieš 26 dienų
Can you change the title of this video? The consequences of your click bait title is xenophobia against China which, at worst, is causing violent hate crimes against Asians across the world. The title is inaccurate anyway, as made evident by all the top rated comments on this video already.
Critical Thinker
Critical Thinker Prieš 16 dienų
Agreed. Although I would also fault the lack of education and general ignorance of the resulting educated population who easily fall for the sensationist headlines. Last, I think racism is certainly terrible and should be eliminated, but as long as we have inequality and *classism,* hate and conflict between identity groups will never go away. If interested, I encourage you to read about a Resource Based Economy as an alternative social structure and operates without any need for money or exchange and works towards eliminating social hierarchies and classes altogether for the sake of all people and planet sustainability. Good health to you.
Tommykey07
Tommykey07 Prieš 26 dienų
The problem is that people are spoiled and seduced by the convenience of a throwaway society.
Tommykey07
Tommykey07 Prieš 26 dienų
Reduce single use plastic.
FormerCityBoy
FormerCityBoy Prieš 27 dienų
at least this channel is broken
Naiver Miigon
Naiver Miigon Prieš 27 dienų
9:47 the “ShenZhen” on the map is spelled incorrectly (“Shenzen”)
FLH
FLH Prieš 27 dienų
The world complained about China being a polluter when in fact it was the world's trash that they were burning. So, China said, f*kk it (you) and ended it.
Turd Ferguson
Turd Ferguson Prieš 27 dienų
I’m not sure why the concept of curing the problem at the source (restrictions on packaging) is so difficult to understand. Styrofoam is a nasty one.
Jonathan
Jonathan Prieš 27 dienų
He says “the world” but actually its the US...
Wojciech Muras
Wojciech Muras Prieš 28 dienų
Or how about we just include the recycling cost in the price of the product? It's negligible for consumers, but critical for the environment.
Illustrathor
Illustrathor Prieš 28 dienų
The problem is the consumer. Not because we create waste but because we want stuff to be cheap. Too cheap. We expect companies to create and provide for next to none and act all high and mighty how they aren't cleaning up after us or paying for our cheap asses. If we want them to recycle as much as possible, we would need to pay adequate prices for products so they can make a living off of the recycling. Alternatively, the govrnment whish would mean significant increase of taxes as well as product costs. The world and societies aren't candy shops to grap whatever we want. Everything has a price and the plastic in the oceans and so forth, is one of the prices we pay for our cheap products.
Alex
Alex Prieš 28 dienų
We will use all the rhetorics to make China looks like a bad guy.
SootOnTheICe
SootOnTheICe Prieš 28 dienų
Why would you end the video with a call for ineffective consumerist non-solution, you literally just explained why consumer demand has never worked so far to stop plastic waste
Michael Zhang
Michael Zhang Prieš 29 dienų
Hahahah western supremacy at its highest level. No we didnt break the recycling system around the world. We fixed it. Now Americans and Australians can really reduce their waste and really start the sustainable development they cry for. For years China has been criticized for its pollutions and unenvironmental friendly behaviors, yet our first step to fix that is labled as "breaking" the system. Just shows how selfish and self centered you twats are.
Jeremy Ruß
Jeremy Ruß Prieš 29 dienų
What a fantastic video. Well structured, written and explained. Love you Sam!
李杜文章在,光焰萬丈長。
李杜文章在,光焰萬丈長。 Prieš mėn
How Wendover fucked LTlost titles.
Phakees
Phakees Prieš mėn
Well just do it like Germany or Skandinavia
Paul Haskett
Paul Haskett Prieš mėn
why is everything about money? Money shouldn't be an issue when it comes to the planet let alone fucking profits fucking capitalism.
Paul Haskett
Paul Haskett Prieš 16 dienų
@Critical Thinker and most of that wealth comes from burning fossil fuels funnily enough.
Critical Thinker
Critical Thinker Prieš 16 dienų
Because virtually everything is for sale, from life-saving healthcare, to tickets to Ivy League schools, to public policy via bribing politicians and lawmakers. Virtually all people today in the world are just modern slaves, needing to submit to employment to survive while competing ruthlessly with the other 99% for an ever-decreasing pile of money and resources. The fact that 1% owns now over 50% of the planet's wealth shows that those in the 1% got there not because they are the rule-makers in the game we all play called business and money markets. And when they make the rules, don't be surprised that all the wealth gets funneled to them. And that is how we end up with a world run by money. If interested, I encourage you to look up a Resource Based Economy, a social system alternative that seeks to maximize quality of life for all people and sustaining the planet's finite resources by getting rid of this obsolete money system entirely. Good health to you.
Bryan Herber
Bryan Herber Prieš mėn
They were losing money, but at the same time, the refusal of plastic was also retaliation for Trump tariffs.
jnauttube
jnauttube Prieš mėn
China didn't break recycling. They were merely hiding the obvious, not-talked-about problems with recycling. if we had a media that stopped believing that big diesel trucks taking the contents of your blue-bin were magically saving the environment, we'd be able to have an honest conversation about how much damage the recycling religion has done.
Yanik Kunitsin
Yanik Kunitsin Prieš mėn
First - US is not "the world". Second - they deflected rubbish to Indonesia. Rainforests? Bah..who needs 'em
Switzerland CH
Switzerland CH Prieš 28 dienų
It's not only the US, most developed countries exported their plastics to China.
ThatguyfromAK
ThatguyfromAK Prieš mėn
China: *carries the worlds recycling, taking in the pollution from other countries* USA: "CHINA IS A POLLUTED HELLSCAPE AND ITS ALL THEIR FAULT GOD BLESS AMERICA" China: *Stops taking in the worlds recycling* USA: "WOW LOOK AT CHINA, IT BROKE THE SYSTEM."
Deric Flair WHOOOtube
Deric Flair WHOOOtube Prieš mėn
the road to hell is paved with shitty systems
SpyDetector1984
SpyDetector1984 Prieš mėn
18:00
Christine Young
Christine Young Prieš mėn
And what is that system that China broke? Oh the system is China cleaning up after the US. How dare China stop doing that?
Eben Clark
Eben Clark Prieš mėn
Constantly references Littleton, CO Only shows shots of Denver, CO
the madman
the madman Prieš mėn
finndo
finndo Prieš mėn
if you include externalities into virgin plastic production, then recycling becomes viable, even for plastic caps
Emil Nicolaie Perhinschi
Emil Nicolaie Perhinschi Prieš mėn
not that broken, there is (TDP) but "oh, crude oil from plastic, oil is bad"
rha600
rha600 Prieš mėn
This guy has some interesting videos. Unfortunately you need to learn. How. To. Speak. Jesus ficking christ it's annoying. Also your sponsor should drop you for your so convincing sales pitch. So you ignore emails from yahoo and Gmail because they are so easiy to create in just a few seconds but we should use hover because we could easily create an email in just a few minutes. That extra 2 minutes makes all the difference in you believing it's a real person huh? Hahha
Rory Chivers
Rory Chivers Prieš mėn
150% tax on virgin plastic? Nah... too obvious
A Random Internet User
A Random Internet User Prieš mėn
Very informative. Thank you!
hiding
hiding Prieš mėn
I actually disagree with you on your closing remark, while recycling in its current state is not a technical problem, inventing new ways to reduce or remove the plastic (thru whatever new things get discovered) will drive the cost down. Don't discount the huge effects that new discovers can make on the process and by consequence the economics
Matthew Schellenberg
Matthew Schellenberg Prieš mėn
Idea: Write "Free Hong Kong" on all your yogurt containers. Edit: Just finished watching the video. Dang it.
Navid Khan
Navid Khan Prieš mėn
How about using plastic waste in road construction..I read that Australians can incorporate plastic waste and blend them in bitumen..that could be a viable solution in re-using plastic
Julio Duan
Julio Duan Prieš mėn
The plastic particles at 10:28 were intended to be reported by some western social medias as fake rice in China. Shame on that.
grahamlive
grahamlive Prieš mėn
Just stop manufacturing harmful products.
grahamlive
grahamlive Prieš mėn
It’s not the world’s recycling that’s broken. It’s the world. And capitalism has broken it.
Joe Salgado
Joe Salgado Prieš mėn
Why can states built a plant to recycle rubber and plastic to make new roads or to fix streets that are full of big holes
Nira2003
Nira2003 Prieš mėn
What if the government forces the worlds biggest companies like sony, Tesla, etc. to use recycled plastics and forbids using new plastics.
Dande lion
Dande lion Prieš mėn
Can Wendover Production please change the very bias and deceiving title? Basically this is a video about China finally decided to stop taking toxic shits from the USA to protect their own environment. The world, especially the USA as the largest plastic production of the world, needs to wake up that plastic is not "cheap" but actually the MOST expensive and deadliest thing that human has created. it is only when, not if, mass extinctions happens and all foods on earth are no longer safe to eat.
Ulrike Naumann
Ulrike Naumann Prieš mėn
every intelligent government would tax the oil and plastics industry and force them to finance the recycling. why are intelligent governments so difficult to come by?
Arek Zadka
Arek Zadka Prieš mėn
Sorry, it's a good video but clearly you deserve a dislike for misleading title. I am a bit confused if u one of those blindfolded Americans who believe they are the best nation or it was a click bait but it's dislike anyway
thomas
thomas Prieš mėn
Actually I were following this, what happen was Or compounded this was small company were too careless and abuse the system by useing these container as rubbish bins also. And all the private recycle company were burning this trash. This was the time when U.S media was were calling out china pollution, they had the worst sky. Ironic, isn't it the same democrate movement help china give up on recycling . But goggle biomass wood pellets. This is wrong. They are replacing oil burning power plants for wood burning and it 3 times more pollution but European country needed it so it called carbon neutral. Now south a. Are chopping down forest as the southern states. And tree leaves are what make oxygen take in Cabon dioxide. Green energy is screwed up. Just stay with oil. Just think. All them trillion ev battery are going to be useing electric not gas. So that means hundreds of power plants need to be build. Look at how much people live in apt. And they will be charging at night.
deckdriver
deckdriver Prieš mėn
It's a shame all those drink bottles and caps couldn't be made out of easily reusable and recyclable materials... Maybe someone should look into using metal and glass, or something...
Ephraïm Boateng
Ephraïm Boateng Prieš mėn
so basicaly, China didn't broke anything, they just exposed the cracks in the system
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