4 Simple Ways to Cut Back on Single-Use Plastic in Japan

Source: Japan Cheapo

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This has been a big year for plastic so far. If you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed your social media feed exploding with information on the harmful effects of plastic on marine life—and lists of countries and cities that have promised to phase out single-use plastic in the next few years. Unfortunately, Japan is still choking on plastic. Items you buy at the supermarket or convenience store are often double and even triple wrapped. So how can you reduce plastic and do your part for a more sustainable world? Here are some easy ways to minimize single-use plastic in Japan on a daily basis—and save a few yen too! Yay for eco and cheapo going hand in hand.
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1. Get a reusable bottle
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