Umbrella bags are largely made of biodegradable plastic. Photo: David Wong
Umbrella bags are largely made of biodegradable plastic. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong’s recycling efforts undermined by confusion over handling of biodegradable plastics, says environmental group

  • Environmental group finds that of 43 recycling stations questioned, 22 reject biodegradable plastics, 13 accept them and eight did not know
  • Legislative Council will discuss regulating single-use plastic tableware on Wednesday

Umbrella bags are largely made of biodegradable plastic. Photo: David Wong
Umbrella bags are largely made of biodegradable plastic. Photo: David Wong
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