Serhat TUNAR -TDO- The G20 countries are taking action to combat plastic waste that pollutes the seas. At the G20 Environment and Energy Ministers meeting held in Japan, environmental pollution caused by plastic wastes in the oceans was the main agenda item.
Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez also attended to the meeting. And ministers agreed on the framework of the action plan on plastic wastes.
In line with the new plan, the G20 aims to facilitate the steps taken by the Member States to clean the seas from plastic wastes on a voluntary basis and to encourage further cooperation between the members on this issue.
The G20 countries will also share their experiences and developments in clearing the seas from plastic waste.