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"Hiking ✖ Eco Clean Up" Action


Every year, more than 10 million visits are made to country parks. The huge number of visitors also brings overwhelming amount of rubbish to the countryside. The estimated amount of country park refuse collected exceeds 3,000 tonnes per year. Countryside filled with garbage is not only an eyesore but it also causes environmental health issues. Wild animals may even mistakenly eat garbage that threatens their health and affects their foraging habits.

Garbage in the countryside may be left behind by inconsiderate visitors. However, even garbage thrown into rubbish bins could be carried by wind or rummaged by wild animals (e.g. monkey, boar etc.), thus scattered around countryside. As a result, visitors should “take your litter home” and dispose of them when you return to urban area.

Since the end of 2017, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has already removed all rubbish bins along the country park trails in order to encourage the public to take their litter home. We hope to further encourage the public to take away all their litter after camping or having picnics in the country parks.

To restore cleanliness in the countryside and promote bringing back litter and the “leave no trace” message, participants of our “Hiking X Eco Clean Up” Action carry cleaning baskets on their backs and pick up trash along the countryside trails. In addition, participants are guided by instructors to learn about the biota, environmental and geological features of the area.

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The 17th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
21 Oct 2018 – Aberdeen Country Park

The 16th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
12 May 2018 – Devil’s Peak, Yau Tong

The 15th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
25 Mar 2018 – Devil’s Peak, Yau Tong

The 14th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
2 Mar 2018 - Lung Fu Shan, Hong Kong Island

The 13th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
25 Nov 2017 - Ma Shi Chau, Tai Po

The 12th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
22 Oct 2017 - Lung Fu Shan and Aberdeen, Hong Kong Island

The 11th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
30 May 2017 – Pak Tam Chung

The 10th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
26 Feb 2017 - Lung Fu Shan, Hong Kong Island

The 9th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
17 Dec 2016 - Lion Rock, Shatin

The 8th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
26 Nov 2016 - Shing Mun Reservoir to Kwai Chung

The 7th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
30 Oct 2016 - Lung Fu Shan and Aberdeen, Hong Kong Island

The 6th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
19 Mar 2016 - Lung Fu Shan, Hong Kong Island

The 5th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
28 Feb 2016 - Ma Shi Chau, Tai Po

The 4th Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
12 Dec 2015 - Lion Rock, Shatin

The 3rd Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
14 Nov 2015 - Tung Wan to Lo Kei Wan, Lantau Island

The 2nd Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
3 May 2015 - Ma Shi Chau, Tai Po

The 1st Clean Up Action with Ecological Guided Tour:
19 Apr 2015 - Amah Rock, Shatin

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