Recently, the Development and Reform Commission of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and the Department of Ecological Environment issued the "Implementation Plan on Further Strengthening the Control of Plastic Pollution" to further strengthen the control of plastic pollution, establish a sound long-term management mechanism for plastic products, and comprehensively improve the level of ecological civilization construction, and form a green Production lifestyle.
It is forbidden to produce and sell ultra-thin plastic shopping bags with a thickness of less than 0.025 mm, and polyethylene agricultural mulch film with a thickness of less than 0.01 mm. It is forbidden to use medical waste as raw materials to manufacture plastic products. The import of waste plastics is completely prohibited.
By the end of 2020, the production and sale of disposable foamed plastic tableware and disposable plastic cotton swabs are prohibited; the production of daily chemical products containing plastic microbeads is prohibited; shopping malls, supermarkets, pharmacies, bookstores, hospitals and other places and catering in Yinchuan urban built-up areas For packaging take-out services and various exhibition activities, the use of non-degradable plastic bags is prohibited, and the use of non-degradable plastic bags is regulated and restricted in the bazaar; non-degradable disposable plastic straws are prohibited in the catering industry throughout the region; built-up areas and scenic spots in cities above the prefecture level The use of non-degradable disposable plastic tableware is prohibited in the catering service of scenic spots.
By the end of 2022, the entire district will ban the sale of daily chemical products containing plastic microbeads; shopping malls, supermarkets, pharmacies, bookstores, hospitals and other places in built-up areas in cities other than Yinchuan, as well as food and beverage delivery services and various exhibition activities, are prohibited from using non-degradable products Plastic bags, market regulations and restrictions on the use of non-degradable plastic bags; non-degradable disposable plastic tableware is prohibited for catering services in built-up areas of counties and scenic spots; star-rated hotels, hotels and other places in the whole district will no longer actively provide once For sexual plastic products, related services can be provided by setting up self-purchasing machines and providing refillable detergents.
By the end of 2025, all hotels, hotels, and homestays in the whole district will no longer actively provide disposable plastic products; non-degradable plastic bags are prohibited in all bazaars in the built-up areas of cities and counties in the district. Encourage places where conditions permit to stop using non-degradable plastic bags in places such as urban-rural fringe areas, townships, and rural markets. The consumption intensity of non-degradable disposable plastic tableware in the food and beverage delivery area of cities above the prefecture level has been reduced by 30%. The use of non-degradable plastic packaging bags, plastic tape, disposable plastic woven bags, etc., is prohibited in postal express outlets throughout the region.
Strengthen source control, strengthen supervision and inspection: Enterprises and units that illegally produce, sell, and provide plastic products prohibited by the state must be strictly investigated and dealt with in accordance with laws and regulations. All competent departments must earnestly perform their supervisory and inspection duties and strengthen daily management, supervision and inspection.
Actively promote the application of alternative products and innovate the supply model: promote the use of non-plastic products such as environmentally friendly cloth bags and paper bags and degradable shopping bags; promote the use of biodegradable packaging films (bags) for fresh products; establish a centralized purchase and sale system for shopping bags in the market; Promote the use of alternative products such as bio-based products and biodegradable plastic bags in the food delivery area; actively promote biodegradable plastic films. Cultivate and optimize new business models and models, strengthen corporate green management responsibilities, and promote green supply chains. Actively adopt new green and environmentally friendly functional materials, increase the use of recycled plastics that meet quality control standards and use control requirements, strengthen the research and development of recyclable, easily recyclable, and degradable alternative materials and products, reduce application costs, and effectively increase the supply of green products.
Strengthen the recycling and removal of plastic waste, and improve the level of recycling and utilization of waste plastics: strengthen the recycling and removal of plastic waste, increase the classified collection and treatment of plastic waste and other recyclables; strengthen the management and control of agricultural film pollution, and establish a sound Waste agricultural film recycling system. Promote the standardization, centralization and industrialization of plastic waste resource utilization, and improve the level of plastic waste resource utilization. Carry out special cleanup of plastic waste, strengthen environmental supervision in the recycling, utilization, and disposal of plastic waste, investigate and deal with illegal sewage discharge in accordance with the law, and continue to promote the rectification of the waste plastic processing and utilization industry.
Strengthen publicity and guidance, create a good atmosphere: Make full use of various media to promote the importance of strengthening plastic pollution control. At the same time, widely publicize the harmfulness of "white pollution", so that the general public and production and sales companies can firmly establish the awareness of saving resources and protecting the environment, and use recyclable and degradable plastic products consciously and rationally. Increase the publicity of plastic pollution control, guide the public to reduce the use of disposable plastic products, participate in garbage classification, and resist excessive packaging. Guide industry associations, commercial organizations, and charity organizations to issue plastic ban initiatives to large-scale consumers such as catering companies, e-commerce, and takeaway platforms.