The surge in sales of plastic bags can mean that many consumers use these plastic bags as one -time packaging. In 2018, eight companies reported that they used 960 million to reuse plastic bags; \u0026 nbsp; In 2019, the same eight companies reported 1.24 billion.
Plastics contained in plastic bags can be used more than one -time plastic bags. Environmentalists suggest that the prices of each reusable use of plastic bags to increase the price of each reusable plastic bag (about RMB 6.26). They pointed out that the sales of plastic bags in Ireland decreased by 90%because the local price increased to 70 euros (about NT $ 5.44).
Reasons for the increase in waste plastic: The supplier uses plastic packaging The report shows that the supplier’s use of plastic packaging is also a supermarket plastic. One of the factors for increased garbage, supermarket operators did not require suppliers to reduce plastic packaging.
EIA Ocean Protection personnel Juliet. \”Juliet \u0026 Nbsp; PHILLIPS) said,\” Our survey shows that food retailers need to follow stricter goals to promote truly reducing disposable plastic packaging and products. \”
Reasons for the increase of waste plastic: retailer’s waste reduction target is linked to sales
At present, the action and choices taken by the super market are affecting the future health of the relationship between the ecosystem and the survival of the ecosystem.
At present, all the main retailers are committed to reducing the use of plastic, but almost all these goals are linked to the sales volume, which means that companies can increase their overall plastic footprints. Still reaching its so -called waste reduction target. Four reasons for the increase of waste plastic: Most plastic packaging cannot be widely recovered
Although recyclable is the focus of the industry’s efforts, its own brand plastic packaging classified as \”wide recycling\” is calculated from 64.7 % in 2017 to 63.8 % in 2018.
In terms of quantity, due to the more number of packaging in the market and lighter materials, such as a film, less than one -third of its own brand plastic packaging is classified as \”wide recycling\” Essence This shows, bigAbout two -thirds of the number of supermarkets of their own brands cannot be widely recovered. Five major suggestions to help reduce waste in all directions
So far, most governments and and and so The industry is focusing on recycling. Although this can play a certain role, it cannot completely solve the problem of waste.
The report encourages the company to reintegrate the relationship with one -time packaging and products, analyze and focus on the trend of increasing the increasing increasing manufacturing in terms of waste plastic, and encourage companies to cooperate and share their experiences in order to share their experience in order to share their experiences in order to share their experiences in order to share their experiences in order to share their experiences. Accelerate the progress of the entire industry.
In order to reduce the gap between the growing plastic consumption and limited recycling capabilities, it is necessary to focus on reducing the production of waste plastic. If the industry does not change, British packaging waste plastic will increase by 22 % between 2018 and 2030.
For this reason, the report made the following suggestions on reducing waste shaping:
01. For one -time packaging ]
Setting to reduce the use of disposable packaging targets -set a clear reduction target, formulate a plan for long -term reduction of disposable plastics, and short -term phased goals Essence These goals must be applied to brand merchant products and own brand products, and should be set to reduce the absolute value (not linked to sales or growth) \u0026 nbsp;.
The method of achieving these goals should focus on completely eliminating disposable packaging and transforming into reused packages, rather than lightweight packaging or replacing the original disposable plastic with another disposable material.
Solutions without packaging products and reuse -support the comprehensive transition of unpacking products and reuse and re -filled products, change the system covering the nation’s stores, supply chain and product lines to ensure that the price is divided into one, and the price is divided. Applicability and popularization of public education. Introduce online reuse products. In view of the weight of reusable use of packaging, supermarkets should take measures to support transportation decarbon to ensure that there will be no chain reaction to transportation emissions.
Eliminate non -recyclable packaging -by the end of 2020, all non -recyclable plastic polymers and packaging are eliminated, and brand suppliers must also practice.
The use of non -traditional plastics -avoiding error solutions for non -traditional plastics (biological groups, biodegradables, compostable) error solutions. Eliminate the driving factor for one -time packaging -shorten the supply chain and promote seasonal products; prohibit excessive packaging used for marketing purposes; challenging the \”fast food\” culture, which is the basis for waste.
For disposable plastic products
Terminal sales and free provision of disposable plastic products -including but not limited to plastic tableware, bottles, cups, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws, straws , Mixer, sanitary products and plastic cotton swabs. Focus on completely eliminating disposable items and turning to reusable items.
One -time plastic bags and reused plastic bags -it will be available -will be available The price of reused plastic bags is increased to at least 70 pence, and the agricultural bags that can be reused can be used.
Work closely with brand suppliers -through setting goals, sharing environmental protection practice solutions and filling in packaging to start cooperation, a one -time plastic and packaging with brand suppliers can be used to reduce one -time plastic and packaging. usage of. Give up cooperation with companies that do not want or cannot achieve environmental protection goals.
Agricultural Plastic -cooperate with fruits and vegetable suppliers to reduce the use of agricultural plastic and achieve responsible plastic management to prevent pollution caused by soil, river and ocean Essence Standardize policies so that it must be the condition that the supplier must follow.
Waste shaping related to fishery -cooperate with fishery suppliers to take measures to prevent abandoned and lost fishing gear And other plastic waste. Adopt reasonable and recognized procurement policies, such as the scheme advocated by global Global \u0026 Nbsp; Ghost \u0026 Nbsp; Gear programs.
Plastic particles loss -introducing supplier trademark standards, requiring them to implement reasonable solutions to prevent the loss of plastic particles, with third -party review and report requirements.
III and Level III Packaging -Introduce a comprehensive transportation policy that requires reusable containers for transportation, storage and distribution.
Employees, customers and communities participation -promote employees, customers and communities to participate in environmental protection campaigns. Use all internal and external communication channels to encourage employees and customers to reduce plastic use, solve the obstacles of financial and non -financial obstacles to achieve changes in action.
Let the decision makers participate to support the reductionPolicy reforms to significantly reduce one -time packaging and turn to reuse and fill the system.
Publicly disclosed all the detailed information of plastic footprints on the website and annual reports, and encouraged the company’s investors and shareholders to participate in publicity.
In the 2019 performance reduction performance list, Waitrose and Morrisons performed best in reducing the overall plastic footprint. They are committed Essence
calling on the government
Through legislation to quickly reduce waste plastic, such as legislation stipulates packaging and re -use targets. By 2025 At least 50 %; use the producer’s extension of the responsibility system (EPR) packaging reform to ensure that the producer is responsible for all costs related to the project, in order to promote the company’s design in the design of \”reduction, reuse, regeneration\”; Plastic packaging is taxed and charged.
In short, solving the problem of waste plastics requires rethinking modern consumerism, not just a fast solution. It requires us to have the courage to challenge marketing and promotion thinking that encourages consumption; we need to turn to seasonal and localized diets, shorten the supply chain to avoid a large number of flight mileage and packaging; require us to challenge popular culture and over -consumption. The root cause of the problem. The most important thing is that supermarkets and retailers play a key role in changing these methods.