Supermarket chains are under pressure to assess their use of plastic packaging, which some consumers consider wasteful. Photo: Tory Ho

Are Hong Kong supermarkets using too much plastic? Greenpeace slams chains for wasteful packaging

  • Survey shows most consumers put responsibility of reducing single-use plastics squarely on shoulders of retailers
  • 70 per cent of respondents prefer shopping in supermarkets that stripped off unnecessary and wasteful plastic
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Supermarket chains are under pressure to assess their use of plastic packaging, which some consumers consider wasteful. Photo: Tory Ho
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Sham Wan on Lamma Island is the only regular nesting site of green sea turtles in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures

A green beach weekend in Hong Kong: no plastics beach party in Shek O and a turtle beach clean-up in Lamma

  • Blue Crush in Shek O on Saturday will include music, art, fashion and cosmetics to raise awareness of single-use plastics
  • Walk the Walk on Sunday is a clean-up of Hong Kong’s only regular turtle nesting beach on Lamma Island
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Sham Wan on Lamma Island is the only regular nesting site of green sea turtles in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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