One key source of glass bottles for Hong Kong’s recycling industry, the city’s bars and nightclubs, will be out of action for at least two weeks as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photo: Nora TamOne key source of glass bottles for Hong Kong’s recycling industry, the city’s bars and nightclubs, will be out of action for at least two weeks as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photo: Nora Tam
One key source of glass bottles for Hong Kong’s recycling industry, the city’s bars and nightclubs, will be out of action for at least two weeks as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: Hong Kong glass recycler says shutdown of bars, nightclubs a blow shaky industry can ill afford

  • Coronavirus crisis has proved a double whammy for recyclers who already saw supply affected by collection halt during anti-government protests
  • Hong Kong has long underperformed when it comes to its glass waste, recycling only about three in 10 bottles
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
One key source of glass bottles for Hong Kong’s recycling industry, the city’s bars and nightclubs, will be out of action for at least two weeks as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photo: Nora TamOne key source of glass bottles for Hong Kong’s recycling industry, the city’s bars and nightclubs, will be out of action for at least two weeks as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photo: Nora Tam
One key source of glass bottles for Hong Kong’s recycling industry, the city’s bars and nightclubs, will be out of action for at least two weeks as part of the battle against Covid-19. Photo: Nora Tam
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