Happy New Year! A fifth day of anti-government protests in Iran. Plus, how new regulations in China could affect the way we recycle here in the US. And how a business owner helped resettle 50 Syrian refugee families in Canada.
Much of the world's recycling gets shipped to China for processing. But starting Jan. 1, China is enacting much tougher standards for the purity of recycling imports, standards most American, and European, recyclers simply can't meet. And that has recycling piling up throughout the United States.