Indonesia awash in a sea of plastic waste

A major cleanup operation was launched in August in an attempt to overcome the country's rating as the second-largest plastic polluter in the world

September 9, 2018 2:31 PM (UTC+8)
Workers clean up garbage from the Jakarta Bay area in March 2018. Indonesia held another big cleanup in August to publicize the problem and the need to curb the massive use of plastic bags. Photo: AFP/ Dasril Roszandi / NurPhoto
Workers clean up garbage from the Jakarta Bay area in March 2018. Indonesia held another big cleanup in August to publicize the problem and the need to curb the massive use of plastic bags. Photo: AFP/ Dasril Roszandi / NurPhoto
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