In this era, plastic waste is a serious problem for the environment. Researchers estimate that more than 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced since the early 1950s. About 60% of them have ended up in either a landfill or the natural environment.
On the other hand, humans are hardly separated from plastic using. Moreoverplasticis still the main packaging material in the industry. Plastic fulfills the needs of practical in food/drink packaging in this face-paced world. The amount of plastic keeps increasing due to people’s habit of consuming food/drink which wrapped up in plastic.
In addition, the emergence of Greta Thunberg as a young environment activist gives us a picture that young people (Gen Z) are concern about environmental issues such as plastic waste. This is the background of JAKPAT researching the attention of Indonesian consumers, especially young Indonesians, on the impact of the use of plastic on the environment.
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