National Development and Reform Commission spokesperson Meng Wei said on the 19th that by 2020, my country will take the lead in banning and restricting the production, sales and use of some plastic products in some regions and areas. She said that according to the “Opinions on Further Strengthening the Control of Plastic Pollution” issued that day, my country will strengthen the control of plastic pollution in accordance with the idea of ”banning one batch, replacing one batch with recycling, and standardizing one batch”.
By the end of 2020, non-degradable disposable plastic straws will be banned in the catering industry nationwide; non-degradable disposable plastic tableware will be prohibited for catering services in built-up areas and scenic spots in cities above the prefecture level. By the end of 2022, non-degradable disposable plastic tableware will be prohibited for catering services in built-up counties and scenic spots. By 2025, the consumption intensity of non-degradable disposable plastic tableware in the food and beverage delivery areas of cities above the prefecture level will be reduced by 30%.
By the end of 2020, the use of non-degradable plastic bags in shopping malls, supermarkets, pharmacies, bookstores and other places in urban built-up areas in municipalities, provincial capitals, and cities separately designated in the plan, as well as food and beverage take-out services and various exhibition activities, is prohibited, and the fair market regulates and restricts use Non-degradable plastic bags; by the end of 2022, the scope of implementation will be expanded to all built-up areas in cities above the prefecture level and built-up areas in counties in coastal areas. By the end of 2025, non-degradable plastic bags will be prohibited in the bazaars in the above-mentioned regions.
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, disposable plastic woven bags, etc., to reduce the use of non-degradable plastic tape. By the end of 2025, non-degradable plastic packaging bags, plastic tapes, disposable plastic woven bags, etc. will be banned in postal express outlets nationwide.
Post time: Mar-09-2021