China’s Hainan to ban single-use plastics by 2025: state media

The Haikou Century Bridge connecting Haidian Island and the main Haikou area is pictured in Haikou, Hainan district, China May 6, 2018. Picture taken May 6, 2018. China Daily via REUTERS

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese island province of Hainan will ban the production, sale and use of all single-use non-biodegradable plastics by 2025 in a bid to ease pollution, state media reported, citing the province’s environmental bureau. Hainan is the first Chinese region to make a formal commitment to phase out single-use non-biodegradable plastics, which […]

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