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China began to ban and restrict the use of some plastic products

Issue Time:2020-07-17
China began to ban and restrict the use of some plastic products
Non-degradable plastic bags

By the end of 2020, shopping malls, supermarkets, pharmacies, bookstores, and other places in municipal built cities, provincial capital cities, and planned cities will be banned from using non-degradable plastic bags, and the use of non-degradable plastic bags will be regulated and restricted. Non-degradable plastic bags;

By the end of 2022, the scope of implementation will be expanded to all urban prefecture-level built-up areas and county-level built-up areas in coastal areas. By the end of 2025, non-degradable plastic bags are banned from the bazaars in the above regions. Encourage places where conditions permit to stop using non-degradable plastic bags in urban-rural junctions, towns, and rural markets.

Disposable plastic tableware

By the end of 2020, the use of non-degradable disposable plastic straws is prohibited in the catering industry nationwide; the use of non-degradable disposable plastic tableware is prohibited in the catering service of built-up areas and scenic spots in cities above the prefecture level.

By the end of 2022, the use of non-degradable disposable plastic tableware in the built-up area of ​​the county and the dining service of scenic spots is prohibited. By 2025, the consumption intensity of non-degradable disposable plastic tableware in the catering and take-out area of ​​cities above the prefecture level will drop by 30%.


Disposable plastic products for hotels and hotels

By the end of 2022, nationwide star-rated hotels, hotels and other places no longer actively provide disposable plastic supplies, and can provide related services by setting up self-service purchasing machines and providing refillable detergents; by the end of 2025, the scope of implementation has been expanded to All hotels, hotels, homestays.

Express plastic packaging

By the end of 2022, postal express outlets in Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong and other provinces and cities will first prohibit the use of non-degradable plastic packaging bags and disposable plastic woven bags to reduce the use of non-degradable plastic tape.

By the end of 2025, non-degradable plastic packaging bags, plastic tapes, and disposable plastic woven bags are prohibited in postal express outlets nationwide.