An appeal to end plastic pollution, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on April 22, 2018. The last thing we want is to burden future generations with our mess. Photo: Sam Tsang An appeal to end plastic pollution, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on April 22, 2018. The last thing we want is to burden future generations with our mess. Photo: Sam Tsang
An appeal to end plastic pollution, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on April 22, 2018. The last thing we want is to burden future generations with our mess. Photo: Sam Tsang
Christina Schönleber
Opinion

Opinion

Christina Schönleber

Banning plastic cutlery is only one part of Hong Kong’s sustainability challenge

  • Hong Kong can look to other cities to find better ways to manage plastic and other waste, use the lull in visitors to explore more sustainable forms of tourism and invest in workforce training for a more circular economy

An appeal to end plastic pollution, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on April 22, 2018. The last thing we want is to burden future generations with our mess. Photo: Sam Tsang An appeal to end plastic pollution, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on April 22, 2018. The last thing we want is to burden future generations with our mess. Photo: Sam Tsang
An appeal to end plastic pollution, in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on April 22, 2018. The last thing we want is to burden future generations with our mess. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Christina Schönleber

Christina Schönleber

Christina Schönleber is the senior director, policy and research programmes of APRU (The Association of Pacific Rim Universities), headquartered in Hong Kong, and an innovator and expert in forging sustainable partnerships.