Plastic bottles of beverages in a supermarket in Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong Island. The city government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for plastic beverage containers. Photo: Sam Tsang Plastic bottles of beverages in a supermarket in Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong Island. The city government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for plastic beverage containers. Photo: Sam Tsang
Plastic bottles of beverages in a supermarket in Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong Island. The city government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for plastic beverage containers. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Letters | Hong Kong plastics recycling: why cash for trash is the way to go

  • The experience of New South Wales, among others, suggests that a beverage container refund can result in a significant increase in the recycling rate

Topic |   Environment
Plastic bottles of beverages in a supermarket in Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong Island. The city government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for plastic beverage containers. Photo: Sam Tsang Plastic bottles of beverages in a supermarket in Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong Island. The city government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for plastic beverage containers. Photo: Sam Tsang
Plastic bottles of beverages in a supermarket in Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong Island. The city government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a producer responsibility scheme for plastic beverage containers. Photo: Sam Tsang
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