Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2018-08-06 | Sing Tao

Role of local waste pickers in a new recycling landscape



Waste pickers help protect the environment by sorting garbage for recycling. However, the upcoming green measures undertaken by the Hong Kong Government may affect the livelihood of waste pickers, as the amount of recyclables in rubbish bins is expected to be reduced. What can we learn from overseas experience to make local waste pickers well-adapted to the new landscape?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.