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   The Invasion of Waste in Hong Kong's Countryside

Cheung, Ho Ying (Emily)
Department of Journalism

15 Min
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Hong Kong's geographic location is very special: it has both sea and rivers, highland and lowland vegetation, which grant Hong Kong good conditions to build country parks. | Terry Lee, the founder of Trailsweeper, talks about his initiative to create this organization. He mentions that the amount of garbage in the countryside is different in different areas, and most of the garbage is mainly plastic bottles, with aluminum cans as the second most common. | Robert Lockyer is the Director of Operation of ACE foundation. He cleans the beach during the weekend with the help of his daughter and her friends. He believes that habits are deep-rooted in this society where many things are disposable, hence it is necessary to convey information about environmental protection to the younger generation. He told us what forms the largest part of garbage in the sea... | Dickson Wong is the Deputy Head of Ho Koon Nature Education Cum Astronomical Centre. He talks about the relationship between environmental protection of sea and land. Plastic bags on sea beds can suffocate and kill coral reefs. These plastics bags and bottles are causing great harms to Hong Kong's sea beds. Garbage bins can be seen everywhere, and he hopes that the number of garbage bins along the mountain tracks and recreational amenities could be reduced. He also mentioned that Taiwan would soon ban the usage of disposable plastic products, and many western countries are also considering this policy. In daily life, small plastic particles are present in our drinks and food, which impacts our health... | Chan Ka Wing, Senior Project Director of the WYNG Foundation, introduces "TrailWatch", the first mobile app that combines environmental protection and hiking activities. If a hiker discovered damages to the environment, he or she could report via the app, to be passed on to related institutions in order to follow up...


Cheung, Ho Ying (Emily). (2018). The Invasion of Waste in Hong Kong's Countryside. Retrieved from HKBU Heritage:

Cheung, Ho Ying (Emily). "The Invasion of Waste in Hong Kong's Countryside". HKBU Heritage. HKBU Library, 2018. Web. 20 Sep. 2020.

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