Today it was raining. Quite a lot! In fact, it has been for at least a week, which is pretty normal at this time of year in Hong Kong.
Most shopping malls and public indoor spaces provide disposable plastic wraps to contain your umbrellas and stop them dripping over the floor… no one likes a sprained ankle.
I saw a boy (around the age of 10), cover his umbrella in a plastic bag. He decided, to be ultra-safe, he had better put another one on top of that…why would he purposely use so much disposable plastic? Is he not environmentally savvy?
Let’s take a look at the possible reasons for such a casual use of materials…