A man walks past piles of rubbish on Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung on Thursday. Photo: May Tse A man walks past piles of rubbish on Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
A man walks past piles of rubbish on Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung on Thursday. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong storms expose city’s plastic pollution problem, with beaches closed after huge piles of rubbish are washed ashore

  • Large clean-up operation needed as Typhoon Kompasu and Tropical Storm Lionrock return rubbish dumped in sea to city’s shores
  • Silverstrand and Trio beaches in Sai Kung among those closed until further notice by leisure department

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A man walks past piles of rubbish on Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung on Thursday. Photo: May Tse A man walks past piles of rubbish on Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
A man walks past piles of rubbish on Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
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