Hainan bans plastic items

HAIKOU: South China’s island province of Hainan has released a list including the first batch of disposable non-degradable plastic products that will be banned in the province. The list include products such as disposable plastic bags, packaging bags, meal boxes, bowls, drink cups and straws made from non-biodegradable polymers such as polythene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The products will be banned from production, sale and use starting Dec. 1.
– The Daily Mail-People’s Daily News exchange item