Huge amounts of disposable containers and utensils are used every day in Hong Kong restaurants. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Huge amounts of disposable containers and utensils are used every day in Hong Kong restaurants. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong move to ban plastic cutlery leaves restaurants fretting over supply, cost of eco-friendly alternatives

  • Restaurant owners call for government subsidies to defray extra cost of eco-friendly cutlery
  • With first phase of ban coming in 2025, some ask for clearer guidelines on what is acceptable

Huge amounts of disposable containers and utensils are used every day in Hong Kong restaurants. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Huge amounts of disposable containers and utensils are used every day in Hong Kong restaurants. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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