Investigation Report on the Impact of Paper Straw Replacing Plastic Straw under the Policy of Plastic Restriction Order

In January 2020, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued "About Opinions on Further Strengthening Plastic Pollution Control "stipulates that by the end of 2020, It is forbidden to use disposable plastic straws in catering industry nationwide. Before that, The straws used in restaurants are mostly plastic straws or glass straws, and glass straws are used. Due to the high cost and fragility of the tube, it is used less, so most meals Before the ban on plastics was promulgated, plastic straws were mostly used in restaurants.

While seeking due benefits, businesses should also undertake the promotion paper. The responsibility of replacing plastic straws with straws. Although the cost of paper straws is relatively traditional The straw is much higher, but at the expense of some interests, it contributes to the environment. At the same time, it will leave a good impression on consumers. The majority of businesses should try their best to eliminate it. The fee is for free and high-quality paper straws. In order to ensure the normal use of consumers, Two paper straws can also be used for backup. Many drink shops also promote their own cups. Services that can be reduced in price are worth promoting and learning.

The effect of the ban on plastics promulgated by the government is obvious. By the end of 2020, Most food and beverage outlets have been replaced with degradable and environmentally friendly straws, including bamboo fiber straws. Tube, bagasse straw, paper straw, PLA straw (polylactic acid), Straw straws, etc., among which paper straws are widely used. However, the plastic ban The impact of the policy is not limited to the substitution of paper straws visible to the naked eye. Plastic straw, which plays an important role in ecological environment, cost-effectiveness and customer experience. To different degrees of influence, the most obvious and short-term visible aspect is It greatly affects the taste of customers.Straw is made of cassava starch, a renewable green plant resource, such as corn. We found that the two materials have similarities in the selection of raw materials, both of which are green resources, so we think that this material has a very broad research background and can be applied to the production of straws. If it is successfully developed, it will greatly improve the shortage of paper straws and reduce the cost after the plastic straws are banned.

Post time: Jul-20-2022