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Plastic paradise: HK's packaging problem

Over 2,000 tonnes of the material is thrown out daily, clogging up country parks and coastal areas

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The 2015 Hong Kong Clean Up initiative saw tens of thousands of volunteers collect a record 5.6 million pieces of trash in just a few weeks.

Hong Kong

A LITTLE girl shrieks with excitement as she strolls along the beach: "Oh look mummy. Hong Kong snow." Despite the cold snap, what she's pointing to is not a meteorological anomaly - but in fact swathes of polystyrene thrown out as rubbish.

The city is suffocating under a

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