Hong Kong is Posting the Faces Of Litterers, Identified by DNA

Hong Kong is Posting the Faces Of Litterers, Identified by DNA

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Tara Bellucci
Apr 24, 2015
(Image credit: Hong Kong Cleanup Challenge)

Every day in Hong Kong, more than 16,000 tons of trash is left in streets and public spaces. A new campaign hopes to shame people into cleaning up after themselves by posting their faces alongside their litter. DNA technology firm Parabon Nanolabs is collecting street trash and creating pretty accurate composite images of offenders using genetic material left on the litter. Find a trashcan, people.

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