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MOE Japan Building Becomes First Government Building to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bag Distribution

December 6, 2019

The Central Government Office Bldg. No. 5 in Tokyo, which houses MOE and MHLW, has stopped distributing plastic bags at all shops inside. Together with Health Minister Kato, Mr. Ryuichi Isaka, President of Seven & i Holdings, and Mr. Fumihiko Nagamatsu, President of 7-Eleven Japan, Minister Koizumi visited a 7-Eleven convenience store with their own "my bag" to promote this initiative.

Minister Koizumi and Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato
Minister Koizumi Told Reporters that He'd Encourage other Ministries to Follow Suit