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A Toxics-Free Future

Plastic waste poisons Indonesia’s food chain

This summary of Plastic Waste Poisons Indonesia's Food Chain provides an overview of the alarmingly high levels of dioxins as a result of plastic incineration. These dioxins are poisoning food networks and the environment. The plastics being incinerated are being imported along with waste papers into Indonesia and other countries, and in Tropodo and Bangun are being used to fuel steam generators used to make tofu.

Below you can find a link to the longer report, which includes more detail about the methods and measurements underlying the report.

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