Thursday morning will be kicked off as a day of pondering about plastics in Hong Kong with Asia Society’s second annual Plasticity Forum.
The whale, washed up last year on a beach in Andalusia, had over 17kg of garbage blocking its stomach, including 30 square metres of plastic sheeting, said Renaud de Stephanis, a marine biologist...
Paco Rabanne may have pioneered the space-age look back in the 1960s (see page 6), but today's designers are reinterpreting his legacy in a more wearable way. Star Trek outfits are long gone and...
Time to halt the plastic menace
If you search for 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' on Google, you will find a lot of photos showing the ocean full of plastic waste.
All retailers should be subject to the same plastic bag levy in the interest of fairness and to avoid potential legal challenges, environment officials told lawmakers yesterday.
Your editorial ('The shame lines on our beaches', November 6) touches on the crux of the trashed beaches issue - discarded plastic.
If your school is looking for a green project, consider collecting plastic waste and turning it into usable materials. You can do this with the help of Yan Oi Tong EcoPark Plastic Resources...
Most people favour extending the levy on plastic bags, which they believe has been effective in curbing abuses, the environment minister says.
The chemical compound DEHP at the centre of a recall of drinks from Taiwan will not be completely banned from Hong Kong, the Health Secretary told a food safety symposium yesterday.
The plastic shopping bag levy will be expanded to all of the city's 60,000 shops, who will be allowed to keep the fee instead of giving it to the government.
All 60,000 Hong Kong retailers should join an expanded plastic bag levy scheme that would also cover bags without handles, such as those provided in supermarkets to pack food.