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Pollution And Treatment Of Plastic Shopping Bags

Aug 01, 2017

                  Plastic shopping bag is a daily consumption of consumables, China consumes a lot of plastic shopping bags every year. Plastic shopping bags in order to provide convenience for consumers at the same time, because of excessive use and recovery and treatment is not in place and other reasons, but also caused serious energy resources waste and environmental pollution. In particular, ultra-thin plastic shopping bags easily damaged, mostly discarded arbitrarily, become the "white pollution" the main source. At present, more and more countries and regions have restricted the production, sale and use of plastic shopping bags.Plastic Shopping Bags

                  Since June 1, 2008, China has banned the production, sale and use of plastic shopping bags with a thickness of less than 0.025 mm nationwide, and provided for the use of plastic shopping bags in retail outlets. The management method for paid use of plastic shopping bags in retail places the first article is to save resources, protect the ecological environment, guide consumers to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags, the formulation of these measures. The goods retail establishments referred to in these measures are all kinds of supermarkets, shopping malls and market fairs which point to the retail services provided by consumers. The plastic shopping bag referred to in these measures refers to the plastic bag which is provided by the retail place of commodity, which is used to fill the goods purchased by consumers and has the function of lifting. But does not include commodity retail establishments based on health and food safety purposes, used to fill bulk fresh food, cooked goods, pasta and other products of plastic prepackaged bags. The material and technical requirements of plastic shopping bags are regulated by relevant national standards.Plastic Shopping Bags

                  The third commodity retail place shall provide consumers with plastic shopping bags in accordance with these measures. Article fourth in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, the Business Administration Department, the price competent department and the administrative Department of Industry and Commerce shall supervise and manage the operation behavior of the plastic shopping bags in the retail place of the goods in their respective areas of responsibility. Article fifth the plastic shopping bags shall be clearly marked according to law in the retail establishments of commodities. Article sixth the price of plastic shopping bags may be set independently by the retail place of commodities, but not the following behaviors: (a) selling plastic shopping bags below the operating cost; (ii) The sale of plastic shopping bags at prices not marked by price or not in accordance with the prescribed content; (iii) sale of plastic shopping bags to consumers at discounted or otherwise marked prices; (iv) free or disguised plastic shopping bags for consumers. Article seventh the retail premises of a commodity shall separately list the quantity, Unit price and amount of the plastic shopping bag purchased by the consumer on the sales voucher. There are difficulties in issuing sales vouchers to consumers in the form of rental booths. Article eighth the retail place of a commodity shall purchase plastic shopping bags from the manufacturers, wholesalers or importers of plastic shopping bags established according to law and obtain relevant certificates, and set up the purchase and sale account of plastic shopping bags for inspection.Plastic Shopping Bags