Plastic waste on the second day of the HKTDC Food Expo, International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and Beauty and Wellness Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on August 17, 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Plastic waste on the second day of the HKTDC Food Expo, International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and Beauty and Wellness Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on August 17, 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Plastic waste on the second day of the HKTDC Food Expo, International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and Beauty and Wellness Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on August 17, 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Letters | Hong Kong must take a leaf out of the European Union’s book to reduce waste

  • Hong Kong policymakers can learn from the European Parliament’s approval of an ambitious single-use plastic ban and regulations
  • Meanwhile, bottom-up strategies such as environmental education are key to sparking change

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Plastic waste on the second day of the HKTDC Food Expo, International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and Beauty and Wellness Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on August 17, 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Plastic waste on the second day of the HKTDC Food Expo, International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and Beauty and Wellness Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on August 17, 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Plastic waste on the second day of the HKTDC Food Expo, International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and Beauty and Wellness Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on August 17, 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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