Volunteers take part in a beach clean-up on Hong Kong’s Lamma Island earlier this year. Irresponsible use and disposal of plastic materials is damaging environments around the world. Photo: AFP
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SCMP Editorial

Cut down on plastic use, not just for the sake of animals

  • Plastic accounts for one fifth of Hong Kong’s municipal waste. At risk are not just animals and nature, but an increased contamination of the food chain for humans

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Volunteers take part in a beach clean-up on Hong Kong’s Lamma Island earlier this year. Irresponsible use and disposal of plastic materials is damaging environments around the world. Photo: AFP
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