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  1. Comment - Blogs - FOOD SCANDAL

    It’s a shame to let a China food scandal go to waste

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:21pm by Jonathan Woetzel and Jeffrey Towson

    ... Jeffrey Towson and Jonathan Woetzel Every month there’s another food scandal in China. Sewer oil. Lamb seasoned with rat. Exploding melons. And now tainted Western hamburgers and fast food is the latest. In our view, this is all to be expected. If you are in the food or restaurant business in China, you are almost certainly going to have a scandal. It’s practically inevitable. And it’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1571442/its-shame-let-china-food-scandal-go-waste
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HK$1.53b food waste treatment plant cleared for final approval

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:28pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Food waste treatment plant through to final hurdle Plans to build the city's first organic waste treatment plant on northern Lantau received a boost ... a final vote at Legco's finance committee in June. Scheduled for completion in late 2016, the HK$1.53 billion facility in Siu Ho Wan would handle up to 200 tonnes of food waste daily, turning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469253/hk153b-food-waste-treatment-plant-cleared-final-approval
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Costs triple for planned plant in North Lantau to treat food waste

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:15am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Proposed recycling facility at North Lantau now expected to cost HK$1.53b to build Cost of city's first plant to recycle food waste triples The cost of the war against food waste looks set to balloon after officials yesterday tripled estimates for the city's first organic-waste treatment plant. The proposed plant in Siu Ho Wan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447275/costs-triple-planned-plant-north-lantau-treat-food-waste
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funding proposal for food waste treatment plant passes first hurdle in Legco

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 12:07pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... treatment works for sewage and for drinking water. The new plant, slated to open in 2016, will handle up to 200 tonnes of food waste daily, cutting by about five per cent the 3,600 tonnes of organic ... for "professional kitchens" to sort out food waste, undersecretary for the environment Christine Loh Kung-wai said. She said officials would look at how best to collect and transport rubbish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447674/funding-proposal-food-waste-treatment-plant-passes-first-hurdle-legco
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    University 'o-camps' need to cut back on waste, Friends of the Earth says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com University 'o-camps' told to cut back on waste Orientation camps for students entering higher education in Hong Kong may be a fun introduction to university, but they're also wasteful, a green group says. Resources squandered during the so-called o-camps- which are run over several days by universities to help students make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562115/university-o-camps-need-cut-back-waste-friends-earth-says
  6. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs a sustainable disposal solution to tackle mounting waste

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by LETTERS

    ... on this issue. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department is responsible for collecting and transporting waste to landfills, and the Housing Department oversees public housing where half of Hong ... Sustainable disposal solution needed to tackle mounting waste Michael Chugani (" Let landfill opponents drown in their own waste," July 16) reveals his lack of understanding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1559409/hong-kong-needs-sustainable-disposal-solution-tackle-mounting-waste
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong government to propose cutting food waste by 40 per cent by 2022

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Use of organic treatment centres to ease burden on landfills, but education will play a vital role Food waste to be slashed by 40pc over nine years A plan to slash food waste by up to 40 per cent in the next nine years will be set out in a paper to be released today. The scheme will emphasise cutting waste at source and building treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431357/hong-kong-government-propose-cutting-food-waste-40-cent-2022
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Five new treatment plants needed to achieve food waste reduction target

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 07:39pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... benefit from war on waste Businesses may be able to save on rubbish disposal fees from 2016 when the first of two food-waste treatment centres dedicated for their use opens as part of a nine-year war on food waste. The plan of action will also target food waste at source and sets the "aggressive" goal of reducing the amount of food thrown away by 40 per cent- more than 1,440 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1432052/five-new-treatment-plants-needed-achieve-food-waste-reduction-target
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The bad science in city's incineration plan for househould waste

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Martin Williams

    ... with waste include putting food waste through the Stonecutters sewage treatment facility. But science can also help take a broader view of the situation. With resources like oil and rare metals ... to waste There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong's waste strategy, particularly plans to expand three landfills and build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1556646/bad-science-citys-incineration-plan-househould-waste
  10. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong researchers developing 'biorefinery' to transform food waste

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... scientists say they have found a way to transform food waste into laundry detergent, plastic ingredients, and a host of everyday products, in a discovery that may ease pressure on the city's ... blending food waste with a mixture of fungi that excrete enzymes to break down carbohydrates into simple sugars. The blend is fermented in a vat where bacteria convert the sugars into succinic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022807/hong-kong-researchers-developing-biorefinery-transform-food-waste

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