At the beginning of 2020, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued the “Opinions on Further Strengthening the Treatment of Plastic Pollution”, clearly proposing the prohibition and restriction of disposable plastic products step by step and by field, and the promotion and application of degradable packaging films, plastic bags, and mulching films And other alternative products.

It seems that biodegradable plastic products will enter people’s lives at an unprecedented speed, and some doubtful voices have also emerged: the same are all plastics, will biodegradable plastics not cause pollution? In the face of the possible future “trend” of degradable plastic waste, is the municipal solid waste disposal system ready?

According to my country’s national recommended standard “Definition, Classification, Marking and Degradability Requirements for Degradable Plastics”, degradable plastics means that under specified environmental conditions, after a period of time and steps, the chemical structure of the material will change significantly and some properties will be lost. Broken plastic occurred.

Post time: Apr-19-2021