Office-workers carry takeaway meals in Admiralty on July 31. Hongkongers are estimated to be throwing away more than 100 million pieces of disposable cutlery and plastic bags every week. Photo: Sam Tsang Office-workers carry takeaway meals in Admiralty on July 31. Hongkongers are estimated to be throwing away more than 100 million pieces of disposable cutlery and plastic bags every week. Photo: Sam Tsang
Office-workers carry takeaway meals in Admiralty on July 31. Hongkongers are estimated to be throwing away more than 100 million pieces of disposable cutlery and plastic bags every week. Photo: Sam Tsang

Letters | Hong Kong third wave: surge in plastic waste calls for green unity

  • As the pandemic rages on, the increased demand for masks, takeaways and online deliveries is here to stay, generating a staggering amount of plastic waste. Governments, citizens and private organisations must come together to work out smart solutions to better protect the environment.

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Office-workers carry takeaway meals in Admiralty on July 31. Hongkongers are estimated to be throwing away more than 100 million pieces of disposable cutlery and plastic bags every week. Photo: Sam Tsang Office-workers carry takeaway meals in Admiralty on July 31. Hongkongers are estimated to be throwing away more than 100 million pieces of disposable cutlery and plastic bags every week. Photo: Sam Tsang
Office-workers carry takeaway meals in Admiralty on July 31. Hongkongers are estimated to be throwing away more than 100 million pieces of disposable cutlery and plastic bags every week. Photo: Sam Tsang
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