Critics say Hong Kong is not moving fast enough to phase out plastic cutlery, which has become a major environmental problem.  Photo: Shutterstock
Critics say Hong Kong is not moving fast enough to phase out plastic cutlery, which has become a major environmental problem. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong falls behind Macau in battle to reduce mountain of throwaway plastic cutlery

  • Critics rubbish ‘snail’s pace’ approach in Hong Kong to banning single use plastic cutlery to protect the environment
  • Environmentalists say problem has worsened as Covid-19 fuelled increase in takeaway food

Critics say Hong Kong is not moving fast enough to phase out plastic cutlery, which has become a major environmental problem.  Photo: Shutterstock
Critics say Hong Kong is not moving fast enough to phase out plastic cutlery, which has become a major environmental problem. Photo: Shutterstock
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