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Green quarantine? Hong Kong hotels under pressure to recycle plastics thrown out by guests spending weeks in Covid-19 isolation

Hong Kong’s green groups are alarmed by the large amount of plastic tossed out by hotels where travellers undergo compulsory quarantine.They want the authorities, hotels and even quarantined guests themselves to cut the use of plastic water bottles, disposable utensils, crockery, and toiletries, and to do more to recycle.However, some medical experts cautioned against sending items from quarantine hotel rooms into the community, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.Green Earth, a…

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