Trees felled by Typhoon Mangkut are piled together in a temporary collection site in Kai Tak in October. The Hong Kong government announced that most of the trees would be dumped in landfills. Photo: Roy Issa

Trees in landfill tell the story of Hong Kong’s lack of green sense

  • Hong Kong’s shining facade belies its poor record in waste generation and recycling, where most trees felled in a typhoon end up in a landfill
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Trees felled by Typhoon Mangkut are piled together in a temporary collection site in Kai Tak in October. The Hong Kong government announced that most of the trees would be dumped in landfills. Photo: Roy Issa
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