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  1. Spreading hope in a bottle

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... of Chicken, has launched the 'Brand's Hope in a Bottle' programme to mark its 175th anniversary this year. The programme aims to collect 300,000 used Brand's glass bottles from ... the company is collecting used bottles from more than 60 residential estates until August. Collection bins will be placed in the estates. Besides lowering building costs, recycling glass bottles helps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716415/spreading-hope-bottle
  2. Bottles bring hope for poor

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as the manufacturer of health food supplement Brand's chicken essence, is planning to construct cheap, but functional homes made primarily from used glass bottles. The Hope in a Bottle programme is being ... of Innovation (Environmental and Water Technology), which has pioneered technology to convert glass bottles into building materials. The centre has conducted extensive research and is now applying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719332/bottles-bring-hope-poor
  3. Time in a Bottle

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Oval Atrium, IFC Mall Until Jun 15 Like all collectors, Leon Ko Sai-tseung has a major obsession- antique perfume bottles in his case. 'I can't explain it,' says ... Snake (2006). His theme song for the film Perhaps Love (2005), co-written with Peter Kam Pui-tat, won a Golden Horse Award in 2006. 'I want to have them all... bottles from a particular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716724/time-bottle
  4. Campaign to increase glass recycling

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Cleaned glass bottles can now be handed over for recycling at the Luard Road rubbish-collection point every Saturday, Sunday and Monday between 9am and 11am. The Hong Kong Dumper Truck Drivers' Association, which initiated the campaign, said only 1 per cent of more than 300 tonnes of glass dumped by the public was recycled. This was far behind the 92 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718375/campaign-increase-glass-recycling
  5. Acid attack in Sham Shui Po; no one hurt

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Hong Kong suffered another suspected acid attack yesterday but no one was injured when a glass bottle of suspected acid was hurled into Apliu Street in Sham Shui Po at about 6.30pm. Witnesses said the bottle landed on a stall's canopy and white smoke was seen. It was the fourth acid attack since June. Police are offering a reward of HK$300,000 for information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708013/acid-attack-sham-shui-po-no-one-hurt
  6. All this waste for recycling and there is nowhere to take it in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is done it is done in a way that does not serve its purpose. At my workplace we generate a lot of waste per month- 5,000 glass bottles (that comes to one tonne of glass), approximately 4,000 ... then, they cannot give me a guarantee they will accept my goods. I know an initiative was launched in Wan Chai to collect glass bottles from bars. I contacted the organisers of the scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729015/all-waste-recycling-and-there-nowhere-take-it-hong-kong
  7. Prices for snuff bottles not to be sniffed at

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... An enamelled gold-ground glass snuff bottle, with a pre-sale estimate of HK$2.5 million, went for a world record price of HK$9.05 million for a glass snuff bottle. And a porcelain snuff bottle ... in HK dollars:$8.38m... and another An enamelled gold-ground glass 'lotus' snuff bottle fetched, in HK dollars: $9.05m ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731476/prices-snuff-bottles-not-be-sniffed
  8. Hotel preaches the three Rs

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... paper by about 30 per cent. The hotel also recycles cooking oil, food waste and glass bottles. 'The costs of recycling food waste and glass bottles are quite high,' Fan says. 'But we insist on doing this [because we] care about the environment.' Langham Place encourages guests to be environmentally friendly. Instead of replacing bottles of shampoo, conditioner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719892/hotel-preaches-three-rs
  9. Young engineers make waves overseas in design competition

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... sensors to sort the cans and bottles. Plastic bottles roll down the slopes and end up in a compartment, while glass bottles, due to their weight, push open a valve in the middle of one slope ... Simpson Cheung A device designed by three mechanical engineering students from Polytechnic University that helps sort bottles and cans for recycling has reached the finals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724107/young-engineers-make-waves-overseas-design-competition
  10. Water coolers get green makeover

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. More consumers are insisting on using glass bottles or tap water run through a filtering system. They say there are too many doubts about how long ... Next time you're around the water cooler, here is something that may be deemed worthy of discussion: the amount spent by state governments in the United States on bottled water would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713280/water-coolers-get-green-makeover

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