Hongkongers on average sent 1.53kg of trash to landfills each day in 2018. Photo: David WongHongkongers on average sent 1.53kg of trash to landfills each day in 2018. Photo: David Wong
Hongkongers on average sent 1.53kg of trash to landfills each day in 2018. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong waste charging scheme dumped as time runs out on long-delayed bill

  • The bill, first proposed more than a decade ago, had been expected to reduce solid waste by 40 per cent on a per capita basis by 2022
  • Environment chief Wong Kam-sing says the government will do its best to reduce waste through other means despite the setback
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Hongkongers on average sent 1.53kg of trash to landfills each day in 2018. Photo: David WongHongkongers on average sent 1.53kg of trash to landfills each day in 2018. Photo: David Wong
Hongkongers on average sent 1.53kg of trash to landfills each day in 2018. Photo: David Wong
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