One of Hong Kong’s landfills, in Tseung Kwan O. China has stopped importing some categories of waste, a ban that means land-scarce Hong Kong needs to work harder at reducing waste. Photo: Roy Issa
Christine Loh
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The View by Christine Loh

China is waging war on waste and Hong Kong needs to think bigger about how to manage its rubbish

  • China is banning imports of trash and starting a zero-waste programme for cities. In Hong Kong, the authorities should consider passing a waste separation law if an economic deterrent is not enough to increase recycling rates

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One of Hong Kong’s landfills, in Tseung Kwan O. China has stopped importing some categories of waste, a ban that means land-scarce Hong Kong needs to work harder at reducing waste. Photo: Roy Issa
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