Bold plan for managing plastic waste unveiled


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  • Monday, 20 Jan 2020

BEIJING: China has unveiled a wide-ranging plan to phase out non-degradable plastic products in major consumption sectors, vowing to effectively curb plastic pollution in major cities in five years.

In addition to setting specific timelines to ban or restrict single-use non-degradable plastic products in these sectors, the document also pledges to ramp up recycling and introduce preferential policies to promote green packaging and express delivery.

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