Foreign news agencies reported from Jakarta. Indonesia on June 6 that the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forests issued a statement. About preparing to stop using single-use plastic products by the end of 2029, while before that period all manufacturers must reduce the use of plastic packaging by at least 30%.
Single-use plastic products include plastic cutlery, coffee straws, plastic bags and Styrofoam food containers.
Such movements have occurred in Indonesia. At the same time, the results of many studies by domestic and international agencies Similarly, Indonesia, with a population of around 270 million, is one of the world’s top producers of plastic waste. According to data from the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry, plastic waste statistics in the country were 12.6 million tons last year.
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