Online shopping not only facilitated people's production and life, it also activated the electricity and express delivery market. However, it also brought the problem of "garbage piles". And this garbage is composed of cartons, tape, fillers and other components together after the unpacking of the express package. the recovery of these packages is difficult, and it will also pollute the environment.
According to the State Post Bureau statistics show that, in 2015, the national express consumption were 2.66 billion woven bags, plastic bags were 8.26 billion, 9.9 million packaging, tapes were 16.95 billion meters. Last year, the number of express delivery has exceeded 30 billion, there was no doubt to prove that the number of express delivery become increasingly huge, and the waste become more and more.
In fact, many people concern about the reasonable recovery of courier packaging. There are five representatives of sanitation workers attended to the two sessions are also deeply touched. When they are in an interview, they often said that the packaging recycling such as polystyrene recycling is a big problem which the government should think ways to solve the problem. Moreover, in the process of consultation, the reporter also learned that some representatives of the proposal is directed at express packaging.
The representative from Jilin put forward the proposal on solving the online shopping package waste. She mentioned a set of data in the proposal, the production of a ton of express box cardboard need to use 20 trees which aged 20-40 years; a no more than 50 grams of ordinary courier boxes need to consume 2000 grams of water and wood.
And the representative from Zhejiang put forward on the promotion of express delivery packaging green development proposal. She said with the data that the statistics show that 55.6% of consumers get the packaging after the packaging is discarded, the actual recovery rate of cardboard and plastic ares less than 10%, in some developed countries this data is up to 45 %.
So, the government should solve this problem rapidly to protect the environment and also save the resources.