China to tighten up plastic use in schools
October 24,2019   By:Xinhua
Oct.24,2019-- Chinese authorities demand primary and middle schools to step up education on environment protection and reduce the use of plastic, according to a statement issued Wednesday.
The schools should not force students to use plastic book covers, especially substandard ones, which could damage children's health, said the statement.
The statement also requires low-carbon consumption in curricular and extracurricular activities and in school management so as to raise the environmental awareness among the students.
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