The volume of single-use packaging waste generated from takeaway meals has skyrocketed. Photo: AFP
The volume of single-use packaging waste generated from takeaway meals has skyrocketed. Photo: AFP
Ashley Bang
Opinion

Opinion

Ashley Bang

Bring your own food container, or let Hong Kong drown under waste that could fill 48 IFC buildings

  • Hong Kong’s population now generates enough disposable food and drink containers to fill the IFC building 48 times over every year
  • With the city’s appetite for takeaways having doubled during the pandemic, it is time for municipal waste charging and a ban on single-use plastics

The volume of single-use packaging waste generated from takeaway meals has skyrocketed. Photo: AFP
The volume of single-use packaging waste generated from takeaway meals has skyrocketed. Photo: AFP
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