Thailand launches anti-plastic bag campaign

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BANGKOK, Jan 31 – Thailand’s Department of Environmental Quality Promotion and CP-All, the world’s third- biggest operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores, have launched a campaign aiming to encourage the public, particularly the youth, to cut their use of plastic bags at convenience stores for greater waste reduction in the country.

Department of Environmental Quality Promotion director general Jatuporn Burutpat said the amount of waste in Thailand has falled from an average 16 million tonnes a year by 300,000 tonnes as of 2013.

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