By Elvis Yu

Melody is among a group of Hong Kong hikers who have been voluntarily picking up rubbish along the city’s rural trails.

But whilst it may reduce litter in the mountains, Melody says littering can never be truly tackled if people’s attitudes and behaviours don’t change.

File photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Elvis Yu is a freelance journalist based in Hong Kong who recently completed a journalism masters at the University of Hong Kong.


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