The West New Territories Landfill in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. Photo: Edward Wong The West New Territories Landfill in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. Photo: Edward Wong
The West New Territories Landfill in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong environmental issues

An upside to Hong Kong protests scaring away tourists and the economy shrinking last year? Residents threw out less rubbish

  • On average, each resident sent 1.47kg of solid waste to landfills every day in 2019, down 3.2 per cent from the year before, official data shows
  • But Green Earth group warns that city will miss its waste reduction target for 2022 and urges passage of disposal charge bill

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
The West New Territories Landfill in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. Photo: Edward Wong The West New Territories Landfill in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. Photo: Edward Wong
The West New Territories Landfill in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. Photo: Edward Wong
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