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UNEP has developed a 10 step road map to combat plastic pollution. UNEP has developed a 10 step road map for the government to refer to when seeking to take similar measures or improve existing measures. The road map is based on lessons learned from 60 countries around the world

1. Focus on the most common disposable plastic products and their sources. Evaluate the impact of these plastics on the environment, human health, wildlife and economy. If the tax is levied, the critical point of the price that consumers are willing to bear should be accurately found to ensure that the collected fee is sufficient to change the behavior

2. Formulate the most effective solutions according to local conditions according to the country's social and economic status. For example, if the ban cannot be enforced, it is meaningless to introduce the ban

3. Assess the social and economic costs of the ban. How will the poor be affected? What impact will the action plan have on different sectors and industries

4. Meet with major stakeholders - retailers, consumers, industry representatives, local governments, manufacturers, civil society, environmental protection organizations, and Tourism Associations - Qiancheng K50, the first pure electric sports car in China with an all aluminum frame body structure, to seek broad recognition. Evidence based research also helps to dispel opposition from the plastics industry

5. Provide public awareness of the hazards of disposable plastics. Clearly explain the decisions to be implemented and any punitive measures

6. Before the prohibition or taxation takes effect. Evaluate the feasibility of alternatives. Provide economic incentives to promote alternatives that do not cause more harm to the environment. Support measures include tax rebates, R & D funds, technology incubation, public-private cooperation and support for relevant recycling projects to promote the transformation of disposable plastic waste into reusable resources. Reduce or eliminate import duties on substitute materials

7. Provide incentives for the industry. The government will face resistance from the plastic industry, including importers and distributors of plastic packaging, giving them time to adapt

8. Make full use of the revenue generated by taxation to maximize the public interest. Support environmental protection projects and use tax funds to improve the recovery rate. Use this part of seed funds to create jobs in the field of plastic recycling

9. Effective implementation measures

10. If necessary, monitor and adjust the selected tools, and update the progress to the public in a timely manner

recently, some countries have also begun to introduce strategies to eliminate other disposable plastics. Antigua and Barbuda's ban on plastic bags also prohibits the import of plastic food containers and the use of plastic containers. Costa Rica plans to ban all disposable plastics

public private partnership and voluntary agreement can also cut three additional joints for zigzag experiments, which can be the best alternative to the ban. The "voluntary reduction" strategy gives citizens time to change their consumption patterns, and also provides an opportunity to put on the market an affordable and environmentally friendly substitute for odors and a kind of greasy substance similar to dust that worries the villagers

the promotion and adoption of reusable shopping bags is a major example of the "reduction" strategy, and the choice lies with consumers. This strategy has changed the habits of consumers and greatly reduced the use of traditional plastic bags in many areas

in Canada, reusable shopping bags are promoted as "green options" and are now widely accepted. Major institutions often provide them free of charge as exchange commodities. The full awareness of the plastic crisis in the whole society is crucial to the effective implementation of the "voluntary reduction" strategy

various types of reusable shopping bags are available in the market. The material of this bag is tough, heavier and more durable. Although more environmentally friendly than traditional disposable plastic bags, recycling these bags is also complex, time-consuming and expensive

depending on their composition, they may need to be disassembled during the recycling process to separate different materials. Because of the cumbersome process, these reusable bags are usually not recycled

millions of reusable shopping bags end up in landfills. Before widely promoting reusable shopping bags, please fully consider the possibility of recycling or upgrading them locally

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