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Beijing resident's firework dilemma for Chinese New Year

31 January 2014 Last updated at 00:08 GMT

Many people in China buy fireworks in order to mark the start of a new year.

But with increasing concerns about air pollution, some people are thinking about scaling back on their explosive celebrations.

Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

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