By Rob Kaplan, forbes.com
With India about to close loopholes to its ban on importing trash following the implementation of China’s National Sword policy ban on trash imports, parts of the global recycling industry are in flux. (I have previously written about the impact – real and perceived -- of China’s ban on trash imports on the U.S. recycling market and what we should do about it.)
Recent stories in The Wall Street Journal, among others, call out the significance of these bans on the global recycling industry.
Behind China, India is by far the largest economy contributing to the world’s ocean plastic. Due to underdeveloped recycling and waste management sectors in the region, it is worth a closer examination of the effect these important bans might have on investment opportunities in the Indian recycling sector. The good news is that there are a number of reasons for investor optimism...