Month: March 2014

China’s Standards Committee will introduce mandatory national standard for plastic shopping bags by June 1st

Plastic thickness must exceed 0.025 mm, and the appearance should be homogeneous, no wrinkles, no stains , no bubbles. Printing on bags must be uniform, clear and with a complete text pattern. Plastic bags used for food must be marked in a conspicuous position with the word food”. This is considered as one step to reduce “white pollution” and introduce bioplastics.” China Bio news release, March 25, 2014

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