Analyses | Environment and energy | 2015-04-01 | HKET

Don’t be fooled by fancy packaging

Starting from April Fools’ Day this year, each single plastic bag requested from retailers will be charged, marking the full implementation of the Government’s ‘Plastic Shopping Bag Charging’ scheme. This week, the Centre’s analysis examines this new arrangement and the transition issues that may occur. Waste charging, a bigger challenge of sustainable waste management in this city, will also be discussed.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.