The Battery Recycling Centre in Hong Kong’s EcoPark in Tuen Mun looks like something out of a science-fiction film set. It employs the latest Chinese technology, but is grossly underused. Photo: Martin Williams

Why recycling isn’t working in Hong Kong: battery recovery plant is idle most of the time – are apathy or smugglers to blame?

  • The brainchild of actress Sharon Kwok, her tycoon husband and friends, battery recycling centre is grossly underused, like its Hong Kong Eco-Park neighbours
  • Lead-acid batteries used in vehicles can be 95 per cent recycled, but the plant doesn’t receive enough of them. It may be another victim of recycling apathy
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
The Battery Recycling Centre in Hong Kong’s EcoPark in Tuen Mun looks like something out of a science-fiction film set. It employs the latest Chinese technology, but is grossly underused. Photo: Martin Williams
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