Southeast Asian countries need tougher plastic policies to curb pollution: U.N

FILE PHOTO: A rubber duck toy is pictured in a vast carpet of plastic trash on a seashore on Freedom Island, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines, July 15, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/File Photo

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Southeast Asian countries, among the world’s worst ocean polluters, need tougher regulations for plastic packaging to curb leakage, a United Nations report said on Wednesday. Southeast Asia is a major contributor to land-based plastic waste leaking into the world’s oceans, with more than half of it coming from four nations – Indonesia, […]

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