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Earth Day 2024: Plastic pollution peril

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This year’s Earth Day on 22 April aimed to shine a spotlight on the plastic pollution crisis.

Over 380 million tons of plastic are produced annually – 50% of which is for single-use purposes, while only 16% of plastics and plastic packaging are actually recycled.

Astro Awani’s Melisa Idris speaks to Hema Sulakshana Mahadevan from Greenpeace Malaysia and Wong Pui Yi from the C4 Center.

Produced by: Astro Awani

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  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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