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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY:Minister Moses Vilakati says plastic pollution threatening food security.

Tuesday, 6th June, 2023

MBABANE: Moses Vilakati, the Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs says it time emaSwati change how they produce, consume and dispose of the plastic they use. 

According to a report published by eSwatini Government online platforms on Tuesday, the Minister was speaking during the commemoration of World Environment Day 2023.

“While plastic has many valuable uses, we have become addicted to single-use plastic products — with severe environmental, social, economic and health consequences.Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing global environmental issues adversely affecting terrestrial, coastal and marine man-made and natural ecosystems,” said the Environment Minister.

 WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY:Minister Moses Vilakati says plastic pollution threatening food security.
Minister of Tourism and Environmental affairs Moses Vilakati with Minister of Agriculture rep Gugu Shabangu touring waste recyclers exhibition stalls(pic: Gov).