Fallen and broken trees from Typhoon Mangkut collected and piled together at the old airport runway at Kai Tak. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong produced three times as much tree waste this year as in 2017, mainly thanks to Typhoon Mangkhut

  • A total of 44,600 tonnes of yard waste went to landfill this year, almost half of it trees felled in the September storm
  • City’s infrastructure is struggling to keep up with an ever-increasing supply of tree waste
Topic |   Typhoon Mangkhut

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Fallen and broken trees from Typhoon Mangkut collected and piled together at the old airport runway at Kai Tak. Photo: Winson Wong
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