Each day, that the waste we produce disappears quickly, but where does it go? In Plastic China, we discover how plastic waste from all around the world ends up in China. 11 year-old Yi-Jie doesn’t go to school, instead working with her parents in a recycling workshop. Going to school is all she longs for. Through the story of two families, the film explores how waste is recycled by hand and how these families lives are irreversibly damaged by their efforts to make a living.