An individually packaged strawberry from Kotoka, Japan, on sale for HK$168 as a Valentine’s Day gift at City’super in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo : SCMP

Effort needed to cut down on Hong Kong’s waste

A single strawberry wrapped with styrofoam on a straw nest inside a plastic-covered paper box has put the spotlight on excessive packaging. But some customs and habits must also be reviewed to stop Hong Kong being a wasteful society

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An individually packaged strawberry from Kotoka, Japan, on sale for HK$168 as a Valentine’s Day gift at City’super in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo : SCMP
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