Plastic and other litter washed up on a beach close to Long Ha Wan, in Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Tessa Chan

Hong Kong’s plastic waste epidemic, and why it’s bad news for all of us

Up to 2,000 tonnes of plastic is discarded in the city every day, and without adequate means to process it a lot ends up in the sea, from where it makes its way into the human food chain. A charity is helping Hong Kong businesses adopt better practices

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Plastic and other litter washed up on a beach close to Long Ha Wan, in Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Tessa Chan
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