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The government adopted Friday a policy package aimed at reducing plastic waste ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka in late June, where the issue is expected to be a major agenda item.

The policies are intended to cut the flow of plastic waste into the ocean, promote plastic-bottle recycling in Japan and combat marine pollution by microplastics.

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