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Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak

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Selasa, 16 Feb 2021 22:40 WIB

Seoul - Korea Selatan sudah menjadi salah satu negara konsumen plastik per kapita terbesar di dunia. Saat pandemi, penggunaan plastik semakin mengkhawatirkan di sana.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Seorang pekerja mengoperasikan truk forklift untuk memindahkan limbah rumah tangga di pusat daur ulang di Seoul, Korea Selatan, Selasa (16/2/2021) waktu setempat.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Sebelum pandemi, Korea Selatan sudah menjadi salah satu negara konsumen plastik per kapita terbesar di dunia.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Rata-rata orang di Korea Selatan menggunakan 11,5 kilogram plastik setiap tahun.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Saat pandemi COVID-19, orang-orang dipaksa untuk beraktivitas di rumah. Akibatnya warga lebih banyak mengandalkan belanja online dan pengiriman makanan.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Dampaknya banyak warga yang memilih barang sekali pakai.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Kini, sampah plastik telah menumpuk dengan kecepatan yang mengkhawatirkan di Korea Selatan.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Berbagai macam plastik hingga kotak styrofoam tampak menumpuk di pusat daur ulang Seoul.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Crushed plastic bags and bottles are stacked at a facility that stores recyclable materials following the Lunar New Year's holiday on February 16, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea was already one of the world's biggest plastic consuming countries per capita before the pandemic with people on average using 11.5 kilograms of plastic each year. As more people stuck amid coronavirus pandemic at home started relying on online shopping and delivery food, as well as opting for single-use goods, due to worries over infection, plastic waste has been piling up at an alarming rate. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Kantong dan botol plastik yang dihancurkan ditumpuk di fasilitas yang menyimpan bahan yang dapat didaur ulang.

Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak
Pandemi Bikin Sampah Plastik di Korea Selatan Membludak