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× One more time: 2020 Olympic podiums to be made from recycled plastic

Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organizers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push.

It will be the first time podiums have been made from recycled materials and organizers say they will need about 45 tons of plastic to fashion around 100 podiums for the Games.

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said the…