Public consultation: Say YES to an incentive for returning beverage containers!

(All pctures were taken from the Public Consultation paper found on

Every day, a whopping 4.2 million plastic beverage bottles go to landfill in Hong Kong according to the latest information from the Hong Kong government. Collecting plastic for recycling has always been a challenge and HK government is now determined to make it happen for plastic bottles. They have introduced a proposal for a Producer Responsibility Scheme (PRS) for plastic beverage bottles.

The government is asking the public for feedback. There is an easy-to-fill online form (available till May 21) so you can share your views on the PRS with the government. The information below can help LocalHood readers make an informed response to the proposal.