On June 20, the reporter learned from the market supervision and Administration Department of the autonomous region that since the beginning of this year, Ningxia has adhered to the "combination of dredging and blocking", strengthened the control of plastic pollution, and controlled the environmental pollution caused by "white garbage" from the source.
Market supervision departments at all levels in Ningxia have carried out special inspections on the prevention and control of plastic product pollution, comprehensively cleaned up and remedied the "five categories" of problems, such as the illegal use of plastic shopping bags, the non-compliance of plastic shopping bag labels with standard requirements, the non-standard management of the purchase and sale of plastic shopping bags for food, the incomplete prohibition of disposable foaming tableware, and the use of plastic bags in restaurants, and severely cracked down on production Illegal acts of selling unqualified plastic products.
Market supervision departments at all levels in Ningxia have strengthened the source control, carried out supervision and inspection of production units, and strictly prohibited the production of polyethylene agricultural film with a thickness of less than 0.01 mm, plastic shopping bags with a thickness of less than 0.025 mm, as well as disposable foaming plastic tableware, disposable plastic cotton swabs, and daily chemical products containing plastic beads. Strengthen the on-site supervision and inspection of sales business entities, and require all kinds of markets (including e-commerce) to prohibit the sale of ultra-thin plastic shopping bags with a thickness of less than 0.025mm, polyethylene agricultural film with a thickness of less than 0.01mm, disposable foaming plastic tableware and disposable plastic cotton swabs. All shopping malls, supermarkets and pharmacies in urban built-up areas are prohibited from using (paid for) non degradable plastic bags. The use of non degradable plastic bags is standardized and restricted in the market of urban built-up areas. At the same time, carry out inspection on excessive packaging of commodities, guide and urge market entities to do a good job in product substitution and strictly comply with relevant laws, regulations and policy requirements, actively perform their main responsibilities, guide the market to establish a centralized purchase and sale mode of plastic shopping bags, and use plastic products that meet the national health and environmental protection requirements.
Since April this year, 760 business entities have been inspected in the region, and 28 rectification notices have been issued. 1050 kg of suspected unqualified plastic products have been temporarily suspended, 650 kg of unqualified plastic products have been removed from the shelves, and 6 cases have been filed. At present, the case is under further investigation.