10 Aug '12, 4pm

Green Blog: For Hong Kong Beaches, a Scourge of Plastic Pellets

Green Blog: For Hong Kong Beaches, a Scourge of Plastic Pellets

Environmentalists in Hong Kong have been working around the clock to clean up beaches since plastic pellets began washing ashore from a container spill that sent 150 tons of them into the water two weeks ago. The spill occurred during Typhoon Vicente , the worst to strike Hong Kong in more than a decade. Gary Stokes Mounds of plastic pellets have been washing up in Hong Kong since a container spill last month. Sinopec , the Chinese petroleum company that makes the plastic pellets, said Thursday that it would set up a $1.3 million fund to cover the cleanup. “Our company has been very anxious about the issue,” Lu Dapeng, a Sinopec spokesman, told the Associated Press . The company is also known as the China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation. More than 100 volunteers from Sinopec have taken to the beaches with electric generators and industrial vacuum cleaners. The company h...

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