The corporate sector in Japan generated 4.62m tons of plastic waste in 2018 © Nicolas Datiche/LightRocket via Getty Images
The corporate sector in Japan generated 4.62m tons of plastic waste in 2018 © Nicolas Datiche/LightRocket via Getty Images

Firms could be forced to recycle plastics

21 October 2020

The Japanese government plans to make plastic recycling mandatory for many offices and factories from April 2022.

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said the plan aimed to increase the low rates of recycling for corporate activities in Japan.

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