Discarded plastic bottles washed up on a beach in Hong Kong. Consumers have complained about being put off recycling by labels that are hard to peel off and the need to wash bottles first. Photo: EPA-EFE Discarded plastic bottles washed up on a beach in Hong Kong. Consumers have complained about being put off recycling by labels that are hard to peel off and the need to wash bottles first. Photo: EPA-EFE
Discarded plastic bottles washed up on a beach in Hong Kong. Consumers have complained about being put off recycling by labels that are hard to peel off and the need to wash bottles first. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Plastic recycling in Hong Kong could soon become much easier

  • Consumers will no longer need to remove caps, labels or wash out bottles to have them recycled at new facility due to open at the end of the year

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Discarded plastic bottles washed up on a beach in Hong Kong. Consumers have complained about being put off recycling by labels that are hard to peel off and the need to wash bottles first. Photo: EPA-EFE Discarded plastic bottles washed up on a beach in Hong Kong. Consumers have complained about being put off recycling by labels that are hard to peel off and the need to wash bottles first. Photo: EPA-EFE
Discarded plastic bottles washed up on a beach in Hong Kong. Consumers have complained about being put off recycling by labels that are hard to peel off and the need to wash bottles first. Photo: EPA-EFE
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