Frontline collectors of waste paper will be paid HK$0.7 per kilogram for six months as part of a government scheme. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong government’s plan to encourage paper recycling excludes new business models, industry members say

  • The government plans to hire paper recyclers as contractors to collect, sort, and package waste paper for export to the mainland or other countries
  • But firms that invest in the new practice of pulping and export pulped paper are not included in government subsidy
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Frontline collectors of waste paper will be paid HK$0.7 per kilogram for six months as part of a government scheme. Photo: Sam Tsang
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