Taiwan goes ahead with food plastic ban

Kovac, Matt
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p13
Trade Publication
This article announces that Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration has banned the use of plastic containers made of polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene terephthalate, polystyrene, polyethylene and polypropylene from December 2006. But the plastics industry, retailers and even some environmentalists have begun to mount a campaign to prevent an outright ban, which they see as too far-reaching. The policy applies to all retail outlets, including fast food chains, supermarkets and department stores.


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