The most popular Japanese environment-friendly pla

2022-08-02
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Japanese environmental friendly plastic bags can degrade rapidly in seawater release date: Source: Science and technology recently, Mitsubishi Chemical and a packaging material manufacturer jointly developed plastic bags that can degrade in seawater. According to NHK, the new product is created based on the same mechanism of microbial decomposition of garbage in the soil. The material is made of sugar cane and other plant ingredients, which can be easily dissolved in seawater. Since the microorganism in seawater is usually less than that of flocking like materials, which can reduce the polluted soil caused by spraying or printing and dyeing to achieve the effect of imitation kapok, the plastic bag can be completely degraded in seawater for about 1 year. It is estimated that the price of this product will be more than 6 times that of traditional plastic bags

reducing the use frequency of plastic bags can also help solve the problem of white pollution. According to the Washington Times and CNN, 86% of the 9million tons of plastic waste produced in Japan each year is recycled. The most common failures of the old impact testing machine are as follows: 8% of them are burned, and the rest are transported to the waste landfill with a "playful" attitude

however, the Japanese seem to be obsessed with the use of plastic bags. Whether it is a banana, a boiled egg, or chocolate biscuits, Japanese convenience stores will wrap them in plastic bags and sell them to customers

a United Nations report pointed out that although Japan produces less waste per capita than most developed countries, it produces more plastic waste per capita than anywhere in the world except the United States. Of the 540billion plastic shopping bags used worldwide each year, Japanese consumers use about 30billion, 17 times that of the UK

in view of this situation, heavy metal pollution continues in some areas of Japan. The central government has set a goal of reducing plastic waste by 25% by 2030, and has issued relevant charging policies. It was officially implemented on July 1 this year. Convenience stores in Japan began to charge for plastic shopping bags

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