Zhong Congrong is a familiar figure on the streets of his hometown. Photo: Handout

It’s a dirty job and I’m the one to do it, says millionaire who risks his reputation to break China’s litter habit

  • Every morning and night for the past four years, businessman Zhong Congrong has been on the streets of Chongqing to stop people dropping their litter
  • Admired as a welfare champion, the 54-year-old says he has been beaten and insulted for his cause
Topic |   China Society

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Zhong Congrong is a familiar figure on the streets of his hometown. Photo: Handout
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice