Previous efforts to discourage Chinese consumers from using plastic bags have been unsuccessful. Photo: Shutterstock Previous efforts to discourage Chinese consumers from using plastic bags have been unsuccessful. Photo: Shutterstock
Previous efforts to discourage Chinese consumers from using plastic bags have been unsuccessful. Photo: Shutterstock
China pollution

China’s food delivery boom may undercut plans to reduce plastic bags

  • Environmental activists fear restrictions to be introduced next year will lead to little change in consumer habits
  • Changing lifestyles have increased reliance on plastics, which can take 200 years to break down in the environment

Topic |   China pollution
Previous efforts to discourage Chinese consumers from using plastic bags have been unsuccessful. Photo: Shutterstock Previous efforts to discourage Chinese consumers from using plastic bags have been unsuccessful. Photo: Shutterstock
Previous efforts to discourage Chinese consumers from using plastic bags have been unsuccessful. Photo: Shutterstock
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