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

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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.

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File photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

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Elvis Yu is a freelance journalist based in Hong Kong. He has a journalism masters from the University of Hong Kong and has an interest in video stories about minority communities, Asian politics and Hong Kong culture.