The Los Angeles City Council as an overwhelming majority of votes in 23 passed the Act that prohibit supermarkets and retail stores to provide customers with disposable plastic bags. Agree that the city’s retail stores in the next 12 months phasing out of plastic bags. After a four-month environmental assessment, the municipal government will decree to make the ban came into effect. Los Angeles more than 7,500 retail stores using plastic shopping bags will be affected. It is reported that the Los Angeles City Council also requires stores to charge 10 cents for each paper bag. The ban passed by the city of Los Angeles was seen as a huge victory by environmental groups, because plastic harm the environment, threatening the marine economy. But the plastic bag manufacturers are very dissatisfied for the interdict, some workers wearing T-shirts printed with the words “Do not murder my work” carry out petition activities. According to statistics, the City of Los Angeles in a population of less than 400 million per year uses about 2.7 billion of disposable plastic bags. There are 88 municipalities and a population of nearly 10 million of Los Angeles County in November 2010 passed the same plastic ban, and after July 2011 was being implemented. However, the plastic bag manufacturing companies sue county government, California Court is hearing the case. California politicians and environmentalists have been pushing to implement plastic ban in statewide. According to statistics, California use about 20 billion a year of non biodegradable disposable plastic bags. Currently, there are some cities in the United States implemented a “plastic ban”, but there are some places not yet implemented. San Francisco is the first city of pass plastic ban, Hawaii is the first state of pass plastic ban. Color plastic tableware is unsafe Tableware market, plastic products as light and non-friable advantages compete with glass products. However, shortly before the United States reported that the plastic kettle exist health risks, which cause people questioned the safety of plastic products. In generally, the plastic products on the market if strictly used food-grade raw materials should be safe and reliable. In addition, the use of plastic products, control temperature is also very critical. Typically, plastic products have a temperature range, an average of 110 degrees Celsius. Of course, each product is different. Such as eco-friendly snack box, as long as the temperatures do not exceed 120-130 degrees Celsius, you can rest assured to use; hard plastic cups, boxes etc., temperature range of qualified products up to 160 degrees Celsius. Zhangjiagang Hope Import & Export Co.,Ltd specialize in manufacturing all kinds of foam and sponge products, mainly are Wood floor underlay, Foam tape, adhesive foam board and laminate floor underlay.
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