Civil servants urged to do away with single-use plastics


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

Going green: The government wants the civil service to do away with relying on single-use plastic products.

SEREMBAN: Forget about single-use plastic products. Bring your own food containers and cutlery to work – that’s what the government is strongly encouraging the 1.7 million civil servants to do as it heads towards a zero single-use plastic nation by 2030.

In a directive issued by the Chief Secretary to the Government, all ministries and government agencies have been instructed to hold campaigns to stop the use of such products at their premises and official events.

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