20 ministries kick off campaign to reduce use of plastic bags

 20 ministries kick off campaign to reduce use of plastic bags

A plastig bag in the ocean. Photo: Michaelis Scientists.



Led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, 20 ministries and the private sector today launched a campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags to mark the World Environment Day, which falls on June 5 of every year.

Gen Surasak Karnjanarat, the natural resources and environment minister, said the campaign will start with concerted efforts to reduce the use of plastic bags with straps and Styrofoam materials in their offices, starting June 5.

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By Thai PBS



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