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  1. Swap 'til you drop

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Edwards to hold a clothes-swapping party in May. The money raised went to the Children's Welfare Scheme, a charity that trains and assists the funding of midwives in Nepal, where maternal and infant death rates are extremely high. 'I wanted to raise money for charity and, being in the business I am in, decided to roll these two things together,' says Edwards. 'A friend ...

  2. Hong Kong needs an advocate for conservation not a car salesman

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The media has been full of reports in which Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah has praised electric cars. Mr Yau's portfolio covers environmental protection, nature conservation, energy and sustainable development. There is no mention of promoting the car industry. He says electric cars are cheap to run and that the registration-tax waiver has been extended ...

  3. Forced recycling of bags could defeat purpose of legislation

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... management starts with reduction at source', March 18). In your report, Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah said: 'We believe the 50-cent tax ... will be an effective way ...

  4. Levy on home waste disposal ruled out

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government has no plan to impose a levy on domestic waste disposal in the near future, the environment chief said yesterday. Speaking during a radio programme, Secretary for Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah noted that about 45 per cent of solid waste was recycled last year. While the recycling rate of industrial and commercial waste was above 60 per cent, the recycling ...

  5. Statutory emission caps proposed

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Power companies would lose the right to appeal against the level of emissions caps imposed by the government if the Legislative Council passes amendments to the Air Pollution Control Ordinance. Environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah revealed that the emissions caps would be stated clearly in the law, and the amendments would give the legislature the power ...

  6. Charge for household waste unlikely to be brought in before 2010

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... generation since 2003. Edward Yau Tang-wah, secretary for the environment, said after the panel meeting that there was little hope of introducing the fee this year as the public was not ready. While ...

  7. Landfills eyed after success of biogas plan

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Speaking after the official opening ceremony for the gas plant at the Ta Kwu Ling landfill, Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah said he hoped the project could be extended. ...

  8. Life in the slow lane

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... but fuel efficiency is an obvious byproduct. Advocates include Edward Hallowell, the author of CrazyBusy, and those behind the World Institute of Slowness and its website partner, slowplanet.com. ...

  9. Growth in green industries could lead to job creation, minister says

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai More jobs could be created through further development of the environmental industries, the new environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah told legislators yesterday. He pledged to listen to the views of legislators in finding ways to support those industries as long as it was in line with maintaining a level business playing field. His comment came ...

  10. Environmental concerns halt bid to recycle batteries on mainland

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... in the waste batteries. He said handling the chemicals was expensive. Greenpeace campaigner Edward Chan Yue-fai said he was worried about what would happen to the batteries on the mainland. He said ...




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