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High operating costs, lack of demand hamper efforts to recycle plastic | Video

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The amount of plastic waste generated by the domestic sector last year hit its highest since 2015, accounting for almost half of more than 900,000 tonnes of plastics thrown out. While plans are in the works to develop technology and facilities to boost recycling, obstacles like high overheads and lack of demand could stand in the way. Vanessa Lim reports.
The amount of plastic waste generated by the domestic sector last year hit its highest since 2015, accounting for almost half of more than 900,000 tonnes of plastics thrown out. While plans are in the works to develop technology and facilities to boost recycling, obstacles like high overheads and lack of demand could stand in the way. Vanessa Lim reports.

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