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Mangkhut shows HK can't see the wood for the trees

2018-09-26 HKT 10:54
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  • Mangkhut shows HK can't see the wood for the trees
When Severe Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong ten days ago, some of the most obvious casualties were the thousands of trees brought down.

While many people were sad to see the destruction, there was further disappointment when the toppled trees were taken straight to the city’s landfills, instead of being put to good use.

Woodwork artist Yan Yung, who recently staged an exhibition of cups she made with local wood, told RTHK’s Maggie Ho that she hopes the typhoon’s devastation has made people aware of how we waste so many of our precious resources.