Restricted Use of Plastic Shopping Bags: The Way Out
(2,949 words)

In The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 5 | ISBN: 9789004183025

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 …

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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 21 June 2018 <>

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