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Tokyo Olympics Features Recycled Plastic, Cardboard and Other Sustainable Measures

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The media is highlighting the various sustainable aspects of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the most notable being cardboard beds for the world's best athletes.

During the games, at least 65% of waste generated will be reused or recycled, according to sustainability targets set before the opening day of July 23. Recycling will be highlighted throughout the events, beginning with torch bearers who will wear costumes made from recycled plastics.

Japan's residents assisted with these efforts, placing plastic waste in collection bins that was used for the podiums.

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