Those who have been to supermarkets in Japan would know how much vegetables and fruits are protected in Japan. Extremely neatly displayed, veggies and fruits are mostly wrapped individually by plastic. Well, in the recent COVID-19 pandemic, you might find it hygienic, but I couldn’t stop thinking how much plastic would be wasted after shopping. Isn’t it “Mottainai“?
The infographic above summarizes the article written by Robin Lewis on medium, “7 Surprising Facts about Plastic in Japan.” Thank you Lewis, for your great work and for letting us use your article.
According to some source, Japan could ban free plastic cutlery from 2022. Let’s see how Japan solves this plastic issue, as a country of the second largest plastic consumption.
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