A shopper leaves a supermarket with goods in plastic bags. South Korea has introduced a ban on all plastic bags in supermarkets. Photo: AP

South Korea scraps disposable plastic bags after waste crisis brought on by China import ban

  • Thousands of discount stores, supermarkets and bakeries nationwide are prohibited from allowing customers to use the throwaway packaging
  • Offending companies will be fined up to US$2,680
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A shopper leaves a supermarket with goods in plastic bags. South Korea has introduced a ban on all plastic bags in supermarkets. Photo: AP
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