The definition of environmentally friendly plastic bags: refers to fully biodegradable packaging bags made of biodegradable plastics, such as biodegradable vest bags, biodegradable clothing packaging bags, biodegradable garbage bags, biodegradable pet bags, biodegradable shopping bags, etc. It can be decomposed into carbon dioxide, water and other minerals, and will not pollute the environment.
The advantages of environmentally friendly plastic bags:
Compared with traditional PE plastic bags, the raw materials of environmentally friendly plastic bags are bio-starch, which is a renewable resource; the raw materials of PE plastic bags are extracted from petroleum, which is a non-renewable resource. Moreover, environmentally friendly plastic bags can be completely degraded into water and carbon dioxide under composting conditions within three to six months, and will not cause pollution to the social environment; and PE plastic bags may not be completely degraded after 300 years. And many substances after degradation are particularly harmful to the soil. In addition, environmental protection plastic bags can know that the products after complete degradation are carbon dioxide and water. The material elements of environmental protection plastic bags are compounds of C, H and O, which are not harmful to the human body. Therefore, environmental protection plastic packaging bags are used with All areas of industrial life will not cause harm to human health, it will be a substitute for PE packaging bags in the future.
Disadvantages of environmentally friendly packaging bags:
The current production equipment for the production of environmentally friendly packaging bags’ raw materials cannot quickly produce raw materials, resulting in a shortage of raw materials. Therefore, the current market price of environmentally friendly plastic bags is twice as expensive as traditional PE plastic bags. This is also the case in many places even if the “plastic ban” is implemented. , But there are still many businesses secretly selling PE plastic bags. In order for consumers to use eco-friendly bags consciously, under the advocacy of the government’s implementation of the “plastic ban”, the citizens’ environmental awareness should also be raised.