Crackdown on excess parcel wrapping


BEIJING: THE courier industry regulator will launch a yearlong campaign this month to crack down on inappropriate packaging and promote more environmentally friendly package wrapping.

The campaign aims to crack down on over-wrapping and establish a long-term mechanism for standard packaging, Guan Aiguang, deputy director of the State Post Bureau’s market inspection department, told a news conference.

A guideline to regulate mail and parcel packaging, released by the Ministry of Transport, took effect last month.

It said logistics companies must draw up packaging standards and train couriers to wrap packages accordingly to reduce waste and avoid over-packaging.

Companies that violate the green packaging regulation during the campaign will be warned and could face fines of up to 10,000 yuan (RM6,100).

“The guideline clarifies the responsibilities of the logistics companies, ” Guan said.

“The companies’ headquarters should be responsible for the promotion of green packaging in all branches across China.”

Companies can choose green packaging materials from a list and establish a standard way to wrap parcels, the guideline said. — China Daily/ANN

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