Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing speaks about a waste charging scheme on an RTHK radio programme on November 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing speaks about a waste charging scheme on an RTHK radio programme on November 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing speaks about a waste charging scheme on an RTHK radio programme on November 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Jill Baker
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The View by Jill Baker

How Hong Kong can solve its waste crisis and become the Silicon Valley of recycling

  • Jill Baker says the city, with its enviable budget surpluses, has the resources to clean up its environment and lead the circular economy. A waste charging scheme has been announced, and ‘reverse vending machines’ are being considered

Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing speaks about a waste charging scheme on an RTHK radio programme on November 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing speaks about a waste charging scheme on an RTHK radio programme on November 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing speaks about a waste charging scheme on an RTHK radio programme on November 1. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Jill Baker

Jill Baker

Jill Baker is adjunct fellow at Asia Business Council, a research adviser at Terra Alpha Investments, and a contributor to Forbes.com.