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Gloomy glass recycling trade is half empty in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, glass recycling is way down at the bottom rung of the recycling hierarchy. According to statistics from the government’s Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong’s population generated 9,547 tonnes of municipal solid waste everyday in 2013. Of this, only 37 percent was recycled. The recycling rates for paper, plastic and metals were fairly […]