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Shanghai Action Plan to Reduce Plastic Waste

Shanghai rolled out tough measures to reduce plastic use and waste in the city, these policies became effective on October 1st. According to the Plan, by the end of 2020, Shanghai will ban and restrict the manufacturing and use of disposable plastics across catering, hospitality, and e-commerce sectors. The plan aims to achieve zero plastic waste landfilled by 2022. The action plan prohibits and restricts the production, sale and use of certain plastic products and promotes alternative green products and business models. It also sets out to establish local regulations and standards on plastic pollution prevention, offers tax deductions for enterprises that use plastic substitutes and increases government procurement of green products.

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The machine-translation of the text is here: Notice of the Shanghai DRC Municipal Implementation Plan on Further Strengthening the Treatment of Plastic Pollution

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