A loader moves plastic recyclable resources onto a conveyor belt at Ichikawa Kankyo Engineering recycle centre in Narashino. Photo: AFP

Not green enough: as G20 host, Japan faces uncomfortable criticism of its environmental record

  • Campaigners have criticised Japan for moving too slowly on reducing plastic consumption
  • Japan also faces growing scrutiny on climate change issues because of its continued use of coal
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A loader moves plastic recyclable resources onto a conveyor belt at Ichikawa Kankyo Engineering recycle centre in Narashino. Photo: AFP
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