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Aiming for Coexistence with Plastic
Culture Crossroads
11m 12s

Broadcast on May 26, 2021
Available until May 26, 2022

Plastic waste is a problem worldwide and Japan is one of the worst offenders. Our Russian broadcast announcer Anastasia Monakova reports what is happening in Kamakura with its "zero plastic waste" policy, and covers the latest scientific research about bioplastics. (This program was broadcast on May 12, 2021.)

photo Russian broadcast announcer Anastasia Monakova photo Separating plastic trash by hand at a waste disposal plant in Kamakura photo Professor Iwata Tadahisa, leading researcher of bioplastics photo Plastic trash on a beach