Turkey enforces plastic bag charge to clean up Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean's waters are polluted with thousands of tonnes of plastic every year.

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    Turkey has introduced a charge on single-use plastic bags in an attempt to clean up the Mediterranean Sea.

    The sea's waters are polluted with thousands of tonnes of plastic every year.

    But plastic manufacturers say tens of thousands of jobs are now at risk.

     

    Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul.


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