All stores are abolished at plastic buildings such as the Ministry of the Environment December 6, 16:58
Tokyo At the government building where the Ministry of the Environment of Kasumigaseki is located, all stores will stop using plastic bags from the 6th.
In order to reduce plastic waste, the Ministry of the Environment will require retailers nationwide to charge for plastic bags from July next year.
The central government office building No. 5 in Kasumigaseki, Tokyo, where the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will enter, has ceased to be used instead of paying for plastic bags at all stores since the 6th.
On the 6th, Minister Koizumi, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato, and Ryuichi Isaka, President of Seven & i Holdings, visited a convenience store on the first basement floor, and each shoped in my bag to promote this initiative.
“The consumption of plastic bags is only 2% to 3% of the total plastic waste, but it is an opportunity to raise interest in the garbage problem because it is familiar. That ’s important. ”
In addition, President Isaka said, “I want to raise awareness with customers through these efforts.”
A 20-year-old employee of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare who visited for shopping said, “Even if I thought I did n’t need it, I could have it put in a plastic bag. It was.