According to the statistics of the International Energy Agency (IEA), in the past 5 years, more than 60 countries have imposed bans or taxes on disposable plastics, and major economies such as the European Union, the United States and China have even begun to upgrade the "plastic restriction " to "plastic prohibition ".
The EU （European Union）passed a decree on waste control in 2018. According to the decree, since 2021, the EU will completely prohibit member states from using 10 kinds of disposable plastic products such as drinking tubes, tableware and cotton sticks. These products will be replaced by paper, straw or reusable hard plastics. Plastic bottles will be collected separately according to the existing recycling mode; By 2025, the recovery rate of disposable plastic bottles in Member States is required to reach 90%. At the same time, the bill also requires manufacturers to take more responsibility for their plastic products and packaging.