Cleaning staff at work in April. Despite the government’s push to reduce waste at source, we’re throwing out more rubbish than before. Hong Kong’s per capita daily disposal rate of 1.34kg in 1997 increased to 1.39kg in 2015. Photo: May James

Can Hong Kong now expect a bolder push to reduce waste under Carrie Lam’s government?

Edwin Lau says while we’ve seen improvements in our air and water quality, the city is grappling with a growing waste problem that needs some of the innovative solutions Lam has promised

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Cleaning staff at work in April. Despite the government’s push to reduce waste at source, we’re throwing out more rubbish than before. Hong Kong’s per capita daily disposal rate of 1.34kg in 1997 increased to 1.39kg in 2015. Photo: May James
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