China banned imports of waste paper from this year. Photo: AFP China banned imports of waste paper from this year. Photo: AFP
China banned imports of waste paper from this year. Photo: AFP
China economy

China’s environmental push away from plastics having knock on effects in paper industry, bubble tea shops

  • China banned single-use plastic straws in all restaurants by the end of 2020 as part of Beijing’s new policy initiative to reduce environmental pollution
  • The price of paper has since soared to a near two-year high, with some mills forced to increase their prices at least three times since the end of last year

Topic |   China economy
China banned imports of waste paper from this year. Photo: AFP China banned imports of waste paper from this year. Photo: AFP
China banned imports of waste paper from this year. Photo: AFP
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