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Municipal solid waste charging 都市固體廢物收費

The Hong Kong government plans to implement municipal solid waste charging scheme from the second half of 2019. There are 9 different volume of the designated rubbish bags. The public will need to use the designated rubbish bags for their trashes. Designated rubbish bags range from 3 liters to 100 liters. In general, when the public use the designated rubbish bag to throw away the waste, they will need to pay HK$ 0.11 per liter. The designated rubbish bags will be available at 4,000 sales points, including convenience stores, post offices, petrol stations and special vending machines. When the scheme comes into effect, the fixed penalties for not using the designated rubbish bags is HK$1,500.