Guide BBC's plastic coverage Show all parts of this guide Introduction Is my recycling being dumped on developing countries? Is my recycling really being reprocessed? I’ve heard it goes to landfill? How can you be sure where our recycling is ending up? What happens to your plastic recycling? I have more questions, who can I speak to? 2. Is my recycling being dumped on developing countries? No. Your recycling is not being dumped in Malaysia, nor any other developing country.