This is pretty graphic.
Police in China have busted an underground ring that was recycling plastic to resell to manufacturers.
The illegal operation was found with more than 140 metric tonnes of used medical supplies such as syringes, urine and blood bags.
In alarming pictures supplied to local media, you can see warehouses and trucks full of used supplies strewn all over.
Workers were reportedly sorting and pulverising the plastic, while simply hosing off biowaste such as caked blood and urine, and letting the wastewater discharge into a drain. Read more...More about China, Environment, Pollution, Medical Waste, and World