The government needs to show a sense of urgency about a “producer responsibility” scheme. The waste disposal charge was to be the first step towards combating waste pollution. Photo: Edward Wong The government needs to show a sense of urgency about a “producer responsibility” scheme. The waste disposal charge was to be the first step towards combating waste pollution. Photo: Edward Wong
The government needs to show a sense of urgency about a “producer responsibility” scheme. The waste disposal charge was to be the first step towards combating waste pollution. Photo: Edward Wong
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Proposed disposal charge should not be seen as waste of time

  • The scheme was supposed to be the first step towards cleaning up our environment; instead, the legislature has effectively dumped the bill

The government needs to show a sense of urgency about a “producer responsibility” scheme. The waste disposal charge was to be the first step towards combating waste pollution. Photo: Edward Wong The government needs to show a sense of urgency about a “producer responsibility” scheme. The waste disposal charge was to be the first step towards combating waste pollution. Photo: Edward Wong
The government needs to show a sense of urgency about a “producer responsibility” scheme. The waste disposal charge was to be the first step towards combating waste pollution. Photo: Edward Wong
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