An elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. A local company has committed HK$2.7 million to subsidise the recycling industry. Photo: Bobby YipAn elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. A local company has committed HK$2.7 million to subsidise the recycling industry. Photo: Bobby Yip
An elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. A local company has committed HK$2.7 million to subsidise the recycling industry. Photo: Bobby Yip

Hong Kong waste collectors to get lion’s share of HK$2.8 million recycling subsidy

  • Green Power company wants the subsidy to relieve economic headwinds facing the city’s recyclers, and recognise the collectors
  • From next March, 8 HK cents for every carton collected will be handed out – 5 HK cents to collectors, 2 HK cents to shops and 1 HK cent to exporters

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
An elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. A local company has committed HK$2.7 million to subsidise the recycling industry. Photo: Bobby YipAn elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. A local company has committed HK$2.7 million to subsidise the recycling industry. Photo: Bobby Yip
An elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. A local company has committed HK$2.7 million to subsidise the recycling industry. Photo: Bobby Yip
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