Discarded disposables in S'pore enough to fill 400 Olympic swimming pools

Eateries say while a handful of customers have brought their own containers when buying food in recent months, most do not.
Eateries say while a handful of customers have brought their own containers when buying food in recent months, most do not.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Last year, about 200,000 tonnes of disposables including carrier bags and takeaway containers were thrown away here, said the National Environment Agency.

These were enough to fill up 400 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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