Where has shipment of hazardous e-waste sent back to HK gone?



Posted by Ed 37 days ago
Hong Kong authorities have been urged to look into a high-profile case where a container holding tonnes of electronic and plastic waste illegally shipped to the Philippines from the city was sent back last week.

But as an environmental group found the cargo did not return to Hong Kong – arriving in Shanghai instead – officials would need to take even more initiative to investigate.

“They didn’t catch it this time,” Greenpeace senior campaigner Kate Lin said. “Hong Kong customs and the Environmental Protection Department have a responsibility to investigate what went wrong.”


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