Reducing Plastic Waste in Hong Kong: Public Opinion Survey on Bottled Water Consumption and Attitudes Towards Plastic Waste (Full report)

In April 2015, Civic Exchange published the results of a survey on Hong Kong residents’ consumption of bottled water and attitudes towards plastic waste. To download the full report, click on the link above.

In 2014, Civic Exchange conducted a public opinion survey on Hong Kong residents’ consumption habits and perceptions regarding bottled water and plastic waste in Hong Kong. The survey aims to help policy-makers develop targeted policies to reduce bottled water consumption and, thereby, reduce plastic waste in Hong Kong.

This report includes the results and policy recommendations of the survey.


Media coverage

13 August 2015 – China Water Risk – Hong Kong’s Thirst for Bottled Water
07 May 2015 – RTHK Radio 3 – 1 2 3 Show:  bottled water consumption
05 May 2015 – DBC – 熱門話題:減少塑膠廢料 向樽裝水說不?
1 May 2015 – HKET- 向樽裝水say no 有幾難?
29 April 2015 – The Standard – Bottled water drinkers go with flow despite waste
29 April 2015 – Shanghai Daily – HK’s water dispensers ‘below par’
28 April 2015 – Xinhua – HK should install more water dispensers to reduce bottled water consumption
28 April 2015 – on.cc – 半數港人飲樽裝水 智庫倡引飲用水管道減廢