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Japanese Restaurants, Retailers Rethinking Plastic Use

Japanese Restaurants, Retailers Rethinking Plastic Use

   Tokyo, Jan. 12 (Jiji Press)--Restaurant chains and retailers in Japan are increasingly rethinking their plastic use as the fight against marine pollution is spreading worldwide.
   In December, Skylark Holdings Co. <3197> stopped using plastic straws at all of some 1,370 outlets of its Gusto restaurant chain. They now provide customers with straws made from corn upon request.

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