By Geoffrey Knoell

As Hong Kong’s population grows, so does the amount of waste generated. Landfills are reaching capacity, yet there is a still a huge shortfall in recycling.

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HKFP speaks to District Councillor Paul Zimmerman and Executive Council Convenor Bernard Chan about whether waste charging is the answer.


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