A labourer rests on piles of plastic bottles at a recycling centre in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, in 2011. China’s waste import ban last year has caused recycled plastic prices to drop drastically. Photo: Reuters

Use Hong Kong’s huge budget surplus to tackle waste, air pollution and climate change

Edwin Lau says Hong Kong’s financial secretary has an opportunity to do some real good for the community by using the power of money to drive change

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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A labourer rests on piles of plastic bottles at a recycling centre in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, in 2011. China’s waste import ban last year has caused recycled plastic prices to drop drastically. Photo: Reuters
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