Tonnes of waste paper to be shipped to China are piled up at a dock in Hong Kong in September 2017. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Space-starved Hong Kong can free up more land by reducing waste. Why is the government stalling?

  • The amount of solid municipal waste disposed per capita is at its highest level since 1991
  • Mainland China’s stricter policies on the import of waste worsen Hong Kong’s predicament and make the city vulnerable to becoming a dumping ground for foreign trash
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Tonnes of waste paper to be shipped to China are piled up at a dock in Hong Kong in September 2017. Photo: Reuters
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