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  1. International Trade Fair on Environmental Protection

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... equipment, systems and raw materials (which includes biodegradable and eco-friendly raw materials; environmental protection equipment and fittings; transport, collection and sorting of waste; solid ... and environment conservation); management and protection systems and technologies (which includes electronic surveillance, monitoring and management systems; public sanitation; slope and ground ...

  2. Watchdog proposes Lantau plant to deal with city's leftovers

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Environmental Protection Department has proposed building an organic-waste treatment plant in North Lantau to divert the city's mounting food waste from shrinking ... Professor Poon said the Environmental Protection Department had yet to spell out how and who was to finance the facility's operation, and agreed that incentives should be offered to producers ...

  3. Recycling project starts to take hold

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but a domestic waste charge might be needed eventually. Lawrence Wong Tung-kong, principal environmental protection officer of the EPD, said the programme could help to build a culture of waste sorting ... and more than a million people this year- encourages households to cut waste disposal by sorting recyclable materials and placing them in bins near their flats. Launched by the Environmental ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultant will look into relocating or scaling back chemical waste incinerator that runs at 10pc of capacity Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved The city's only incinerator that can handle hazardous waste is chronically underused and may have to be moved from Tsing Yi or scaled down. The Environmental Protection Department ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and produces energy that can be sold, resulting in cheaper and more efficient waste disposal. The Environmental Protection Department insists that plasma arc is not suitable for Hong Kong, and is only ... Mexico and Japan. Meanwhile, Imperial College London is carrying out a survey of traditional incinerators on behalf of Britain's Health Protection Agency after fears emerged over health ...

  6. Department refuses to give locations of depots for e-waste

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam The Environmental Protection Department will not disclose the exact locations of the 120 open-air e-waste storage sites in the New Territories, and says none has violated any ... potential pollution nuisances', the spokesman said. 'While our site inspections did not find any violation of environmental law requirements, we reminded the operators of the environmental ...

  7. Build on public's support for the plastic bag levy

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... However, newly released figures for bag usage provide a reality check. Surveys by the Environmental Protection Department indicate that the levy brought only a marginal reduction in the number ... A year ago, many observers hailed the imposition of a levy on plastic bags as a significant environmental achievement. Many wondered why they ever doubted Hong Kong people could ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New charges for disposal of construction waste New charges for construction waste disposal will take effect from January 20 next year. The Environmental Protection Department said from December 1 contractors could register a billing account with its offices. Registration is mandatory for all work contracts worth more than $1 million, but exemption will be given to contracts ...

  9. Watchdog hits decision to build incinerator

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The nation's top environmental watchdog has hit out at local authorities in Beijing over their approval of a controversial waste-treatment plant near a populated residential area, two days after a rare protest by hundreds of residents in the city centre. While the State Environmental Protection Administration's (Sepa) appeal for a postponement ...

  10. Incentive possible for waste plan

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Environmental Protection Department. The programme is an extension of a similar scheme launched in 2005 for residential housing, which has been adopted in some 830 residential estates, covering as much as 45 per cent of the city's population. The department's principal environmental protection officer, Lawrence Wong Tung-kong, said yesterday he was pleased with progress. Some 240 ...




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