The 2004 proposal to cut the city’s waste with a levy has not been discarded, although the enforcement schedule has been put back again by at least another year. Photo: Sam Tsang
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

It is time to tackle waste once and for all

  • A proposal to try to cut the city’s waste through the imposition of a levy has been around since 2004
  • But there is still no guarantee it will become law with legislators risking voter backlash to pass the bill

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The 2004 proposal to cut the city’s waste with a levy has not been discarded, although the enforcement schedule has been put back again by at least another year. Photo: Sam Tsang
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