Hong Kong sent 10,733 tonnes of municipal waste to landfills every day in 2017, with glass – mostly bottles – comprising about 300 tonnes. Photo: Nora Tam

Sort your rubbish properly, Hong Kong’s glass recyclers tell residents amid supply and waste management woes

  • Materials such as ceramics and porcelain end up in collection points meant only for glass
  • Delay in waste charging law means people have less pressure to manage what they throw out
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Hong Kong sent 10,733 tonnes of municipal waste to landfills every day in 2017, with glass – mostly bottles – comprising about 300 tonnes. Photo: Nora Tam
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