Multiple steps being taken to tackle scourge of plastic waste

Singapore has a plastic problem. Each household uses an average of 13 plastic bags a day, and Singaporeans are recycling less of the material.

Last year, only 51,800 tonnes of plastic were recycled, down from 57,554 tonnes in 2016.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2018, with the headline 'Multiple steps being taken to tackle scourge of plastic waste'. Print Edition | Subscribe