In recent years, with the rapid development of take-away industry, network ordering be more and more people's love. According to Ai media consulting data show that China's online ordering market since 2011 has maintained a relatively high growth, the market size in 2016 reached 162.24 billion yuan, 2017 market size will reach 204.56 billion yuan.
Stay at home will be able to enjoy the food, the restaurant is indeed a lot of convenience. But at the same time derived from the same question is worth noting that countless plastic lunch boxes, disposable chopsticks, plastic bags and other take-away garbage caused by the "white pollution" once again rise, take away garbage "siege" phenomenon is becoming increasingly serious.
It is understood that the current market boxing material for the PP5 (polypropylene), because of its non-toxic, high temperature, light weight and other advantages, it is widely used outside the package, and its easy to degrade the characteristics of the garbage which has brought a problem. The key is that there is no recycling value. Plastic lunch boxes are often relatively light, styrofoam boxes recycling stations do not want to recover.
Easy to degrade is not easy to recover, plastic lunch boxes can only be treated as garbage, whether landfill or burning, these "white garbage" will bring great damage to the environment. Looking for its alternatives has been the direction of the industry efforts, but for various reasons has not yet been achieved.
Ma Jun, director of the Center for Public and Environmental Studies at the China Environmental Protection Organization, said that many countries in the West used paper utensils, but because the Chinese cooking method of oil and soup, it can not be applied.
For other degradable tableware, like corn stalks, Ma Jun said that the production process have to add other non-degradable materials, although the role of environmental protection, but the role is not so much thought, and the high cost, promotion also problem.