The Chinese government has banned the production, sale and use of one-off foam plastic tableware from 2001 to 1st, for the following reasons:
1, foam plastic tableware used after the waste is difficult to recycle;
2, some enterprises in the production of blowing agent butane (that is, lighter gas), easy to fire, unsafe;
3, the product at high temperature (>65℃) harmful substance easy to dissolve, use unsafe, especially in the microwave oven use easy to melt;
4, large volume of products, transportation, warehousing inconvenient;
5, not easy to decompose, polluting the environment, harmful to the human body;
6, the emergence of alternative products (corn starch tableware).