Hong Kong Traces Leftover DNA to Put a Face on Litterbugs

Hong Kong Traces Leftover DNA to Put a Face on Litterbugs
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Hong Kong Cleanup shows residents what litterers look like thanks to DNA traces found on paper cups, cigarette butts, and even used condoms

Janet Burns
  • 1 may 2015

Launched April 22 in recognition of Earth Day 2015, the video “The Face of Litter” caps off a collaborative campaign by the Hong Kong Cleanup, Ecozine, and The Nature Conservancy to show Hong Kong residents that litterers are among us, and that their garbage isn’t all that they leave behind.

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