If You Don’t Know, Now You Know – Asian Nations Reject Western Trash | The Daily Show

22731
Published on July 26, 2019

After years of taking in America’s plastic recycling, many Asian nations are now sending it back, forcing the U.S. to deal with its trash problem.

Tag

20 comments

  • Number Eight or Nine? 12 months ago

    only taken 2 decades for people to finally wake up to realize that doing more doesn’t save shit

    Reply
  • Shivam Yadav 12 months ago

    prepare a grand reception
    hit me so hard..

    Reply
  • worldcitizenB 12 months ago

    Maybe we’ll take the plastic from the US. Free of charge. Just one thing though. Your president….he needs to go…

    Reply
  • Love Life 12 months ago

    Lol glad I just wash dishes

    Reply
  • Jeejington 12 months ago

    The president of the Philippines is a savage!

    Reply
  • Lusayo Simwaka 12 months ago

    It was only a short term benefit. I’m glad they’re rejecting now. Other western countries should follow the EU and ban plastic.

    Reply
  • Feels 12 months ago

    No joke people will have to stop making new products. People will have to use what’s already here at some point, this point, it’s getting full!!

    Reply
  • Anthony Smith 12 months ago

    Damn………..all they have to do is small commercials on little things like that plastic bottle ring and cap and then we would know! ???‍♂️

    Reply
  • Super Secret 12 months ago

    We have way too much plastic

    Reply
  • Shivam Yadav 12 months ago

    US will dumped all that in sea
    and it all will sorted out..

    Reply
  • Jabali Mohamed 12 months ago

    ORIGINAL SHITHOLE country usa

    Reply
  • WHAT IT IS GARAGE 12 months ago

    Burn it all and stop making more

    Reply
  • Julia Connell 12 months ago

    fair enough – western nations DO need to be responsible for their own waste
    so do Asian nations! they need to clean up their rivers in particular – pouring waste & plastic into the seas

    Reply
  • Shadownin25 12 months ago

    Would it be difficult to start businesses in America to handle recycling? Could it be used as a way to provide unskilled labor work to people that need it?

    Reply
  • Sandra Winfrey 12 months ago

    Let the immigrants in to work the recycle trash

    Reply
  • Langalafa Oriho 12 months ago

    “Prepare a Ground welcoming for your garbage, you can eat it if you want”…Rodrigo Duterte

    Reply
  • Pedro Ravelo Claveria 12 months ago

    So when they need the trash they all welcomed without problem but know they dondt need it and tells whit that tone of voice they dindt need it ? , ok so I expect when they need our help we can remember this

    Reply
  • Priscilla Jimenez 12 months ago

    I’m a recycling fanatic and it’s sad to hear this. A lot of Asian countries like Japan actually have a system to recycle their stuff. America needs to restart their program like theirs.

    Reply
  • Tigermantt 12 months ago

    Garbage in, garbage out… literally

    Reply
  • J Sarmie 12 months ago

    5:02 Oof proud filipinos (dds supporters) in 3…2…1

    Reply

Add your comment

Your email address will not be published.