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Dialogue 11/06/01 Plastic bag ban debate

06-01-2011 21:27 BJT

 

It's been almost three years since China banned plastic bags from supermarket and produce markets. Since then, what used to such a natural and free part of bagging shopping has required additional charge. According to the National Development and Reform Commission, supermarkets have reduced their plastic bag use by two-thirds since the ban took effect. But cheap or even poisonous ultra-thin plastic bags are still widespread in farmer’s markets. It was reported that China will update plastic bag ban and ban restaurants and hospitals from handing out free plastic bags.

Dialogue 11/06/01 Plastic bag ban debate

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Host: Tian Wei

Tian Wei

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Yingnien Tsang, Current Affairs Commentator

Li Bo, Director of Friends of Nature

 

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