100 billion yuan? Non-woven market demand is strong
At present, there are 1 billion plastic shopping bags used in supermarkets nationwide, and the consumption of other various plastic bags is more than 2 billion. Non-woven environmentally-friendly shopping bags can be reused more than 10 times. Once ultra-thin plastic shopping Withdrawal of bags from the market, the annual demand space for non-woven shopping bags can reach tens of billions, presenting a market of 100 billion yuan, which will undoubtedly be a huge business opportunity for the non-woven industry.
As everyone knows, the "evil acts" that plastic bags pollute the environment, in recent years, the call for banning plastic bags in countries around the world has increased. In order to strengthen environmental supervision and prevent white pollution, the relevant departments of the State Council issued the "Notice on Restricting the Production and Sale of Plastic Shopping Bags". The notice states that from June 1, 2008, production and sales are prohibited nationwide. Use ultra-thin plastic shopping bags with a thickness of less than 0.025 mm. At the same time, it is prohibited to provide plastic bags free of charge in retail places such as supermarkets, shopping malls, and bazaars.
So, what kind of shopping bags will the market replace plastic bags? The "restriction order" notice did not explicitly list alternatives, only that such alternatives must be "green, repeatable and durable." According to this, experts have proposed that non-woven products and paper products may become the best choice. If considering resource conservation, non-woven products have more advantages.
Non-woven fabric is a kind of fabric that does not require spinning and weaving. It is formed by randomly arranging textile staple fibers or filaments to form a web structure, and then using mechanical, thermal bonding or chemical methods to strengthen it. Breaking through the traditional textile principle, non-woven bag is one of the products using raw materials as its raw material. Non-woven production has the characteristics of short process flow, high output, fast variety changes, wide raw material sources, long service life, and automatic degradation. It is considered as the best substitute for plastic bags.
According to the estimates of the China Plastics Processing Industry Association, the number of plastic shopping bags used in supermarkets nationwide today is 1 billion, and the amount of other various plastic bags is more than 2 billion. Non-woven environmentally-friendly shopping bags can be reused10 More than once, once the ultra-thin plastic shopping bags are withdrawn from the market, the annual demand space for non-woven shopping bags can reach tens of billions, presenting a market of 100 billion yuan, which will undoubtedly be a huge business opportunity for the non-woven industry.