Malaysia top plastic consumer in Asia, says WWF


  • Nation
  • Monday, 17 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): An analysis of Asia's worst ocean polluters shows Malaysians are the biggest individual consumers of plastic packaging, green group WWF said on Monday (Feb 17), urging the government to limit single-use plastics and work with companies to fund a recycling push.

The WWF report on plastics looked at China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam - which contribute 60% of the estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic that enter the world's oceans each year.

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