A titan triggerfish eats a plastic bottle. Hong Kong discarded 10,733 tonnes of rubbish each day in 2017 and plastic waste accounted for one-fifth of that. Photo: Alamy
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Fight against plastic must begin at home

  • Global initiatives such as Plastic Free July are just one way Hong Kong can cut down on waste, because half-hearted government policies are set to have little effect

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A titan triggerfish eats a plastic bottle. Hong Kong discarded 10,733 tonnes of rubbish each day in 2017 and plastic waste accounted for one-fifth of that. Photo: Alamy
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