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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

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