Restricted Use of Plastic Shopping Bags: The Way Out
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In 2009, one year after China instituted its ban on free plastic bags, problems arose in the enforcement of the Plastic Bag Restriction Policy.1 Charging for the use of plastic shopping bags gradually diminished, posing a threat to prior successes. Moreover, the prohibition on ultra-thin plastic bags was a near failure because it was not being carried out. These prob…

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Mao, Da, “Restricted Use of Plastic Shopping Bags: The Way Out”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <>

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