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March 05, 2008

Top China Plastic Bag Maker Closes Amid Green Drive

Environmental News Network 02.26.08 Medium_2

China's largest plastic bag maker has closed following a state-led environmental campaign discouraging plastics use, Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.

China launched a surprise crackdown on plastic bags in January, banning production of ultra-thin bags and forbidding its supermarkets and shops from handing out free carrier bags from June 1.

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