Shanghai — Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins “wet”, “dry”, “hazardous” or “recyclable”?

Residents of the city, one of the world’s biggest with about 23-million people, must arrange their trash according to those labels under a mandatory sorting scheme starting on July 1.

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