Govt urged to take concrete action over plastic waste [News]
By Toh Ee Ming, TODAY, 3 Jun 2016
Rather than wait for businesses and consumers to go green on their own accord, the authorities should take â€œbold actionâ€ and develop â€œconcrete plansâ€ â€” such as introduce regulations and targets to phase out plastic disposables over time â€” to address the mounting pile of plastics thrown away by Singaporeans each year.
In a position paper on single-use plastics issued ahead of World Environment Day â€” which falls on Sunday â€” Zero Waste SG, a non-profit group here, said that efforts to reduce plastic waste have not shown encouraging results.
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