Quantity-based municipal solid waste charging aims to create financial incentives to drive behavioural changes in waste generation and hence reduce overall waste disposal in line with the "polluter-pays" principle.
The high levels of construction activity in Hong Kong generate high levels of construction waste. Here you can learn the Government's construction waste management strategy and ways to reduce construction waste production.
Producer responsibility scheme (PRS) is a key policy tool in the waste management strategy in Hong Kong. Enshrining the principle of "polluter pays" and the element of "eco-responsibility", PRS aims at avoiding and reducing the environmental impacts caused by end-of-life products at the post-consumer stage.