Under a proposed charging scheme, 80 per cent of rubbish generated by housing estates, residential buildings and shops would have to go into designated bags, priced at an average of 11 HK cents per litre. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s environment chief Wong Kam-sing urges public to back waste charging scheme, saying city is 20 years behind Seoul and Taipei on issue

  • Minister makes clear scheme’s purpose is not to boost tax revenue, but to cut waste
  • Government plans to launch scheme in late 2020 at earliest
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Under a proposed charging scheme, 80 per cent of rubbish generated by housing estates, residential buildings and shops would have to go into designated bags, priced at an average of 11 HK cents per litre. Photo: Nora Tam
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