Azardous Waste and International Environmental Policy

Consider the problem of the exportation of hazardous waste, such as e-waste, from wealthy countries to poor countries. How can domestic policy address this issue, when domestic policy applies to domestic issues, rather than being capable of governing other lands? What are the limitations of domestic policymaking as they relate to global environmental problems, and in particular, the problem of exporting hazardous waste? What can individual people do to influence policymaking in this context?