Govt proposes raising plastic bag levy to HK$1

The government on Wednesday proposed doubling the plastic bag levy to HK$1, and a bill is expected to be tabled to Legco as early as the end of this quarter.  Last week, government advisers suggested raising the levy from the current HK$0.50 to HK$1 or HK$2, saying the idea was...

Govt advisers call for a rise in plastic bag levy

The government’s green advisers have called on authorities to consider raising the plastic bag levy from the current HK$0.5 to HK$1 or HK$2, as part of a plan to further cut waste in Hong Kong. The Council for Sustainable Development on Thursday said their suggestion is based on feedback received...