China moves to phase out single-use plastics

Dawn | Jan 20, 2020 at 7:13 AM
  • China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, the state planner said on Sunday.
  • Some regions and sectors will also face restrictions on the production and sale of plastic products, although it is not yet clear which geographical areas.
  • The production and sale of plastic bags less than 0.025mm thick will be banned, as will plastic film less than 0.01mm thick for agricultural use.