A little girl plays among heaps of packaging and plastic waste coming from every corner of the world. She “fishes” for dead fish in a polluted stream, whilst sheep graze on bubblewrap in the fields. She lights a fire with bits of nylon, cooks her supper and then goes to sleep in her room, which is covered with candy wrappings and American stickers she collected from the landfill. We are in the Chinese North-Eastern province of Shandong. Yi-Jie’s home is a small family run factory for plastic recycling, in a district that is entirely devoted to this activity; as often happens in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) that divides entire areas by sectors.     Yi-Jie is the main character of the documentary “Plastic China,” by the director and environmental Journalist W...