Plastic bag use at newsstands has been reduced by nearly 90 per cent since the levy scheme came into force six months ago. Photo: Nora Tam Plastic bag use at newsstands has been reduced by nearly 90 per cent since the levy scheme came into force six months ago. Photo: Nora Tam
Plastic bag use at newsstands has been reduced by nearly 90 per cent since the levy scheme came into force six months ago. Photo: Nora Tam

Plastic bag use at Hong Kong newsstands down by 90pc since government levy, say green groups

Survey by green group finds 'positive' trend among newspaper sellers since government levy was imposed, but says more can be done

Plastic bag use at newsstands has been reduced by nearly 90 per cent since the levy scheme came into force six months ago. Photo: Nora Tam Plastic bag use at newsstands has been reduced by nearly 90 per cent since the levy scheme came into force six months ago. Photo: Nora Tam
Plastic bag use at newsstands has been reduced by nearly 90 per cent since the levy scheme came into force six months ago. Photo: Nora Tam
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