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The piles of plastic waste swallowing villages in Indonesia | 7.30

When Indonesia announced it was returning eight shipping containers of Australian waste, it was an example of the failings of the global recycling system.

Earlier this year, China slammed its door on foreign waste, and other countries are following suit.

Now here in Australia, a lot of people are questioning what to put into their recycling bins and where it might end up.

Indonesia correspondent David Lipson reports.

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