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  1. Corker of a vintage has Lisboa popping

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau Thomas Duroux held his breath as he removed the cork from a bottle of Chateau Palmer 1961. Reaching down the bottleneck with a special strainer, he extracted any remaining pieces of cork in the wine. Mr Duroux is among a delegation of Chateau Palmer executives who are undertaking a meticulous three-day operation to recork about 480 bottles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/501905/corker-vintage-has-lisboa-popping
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Glass recyclers race cleaners to reach empty bottles in Lan Kwai Fong and Soho

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... the head of Green Glass Green, one of Hong Kong's few glass recycling groups, it provokes anxiety about bags of bottles on Soho's streets. One Thursday morning in 2011, a No 8 typhoon ... shops and businesses. That's around 1.3kg per person each day. Waste glass makes up 3 per cent, the vast majority of it glass bottles, mostly containing alcoholic drinks. Waste glass ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297487/glass-recyclers-race-cleaners-reach-empty-bottles-lan-kwai-fong-and
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Government unveils plan for HK$1 recycling levy on glass bottles

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and fruit juices sold in glass bottles, not just bottled beers and wine, under a government proposal. Under the plan - unveiled by the Environment Bureau on Thursday for a three-month public ... the levy would help recover 70 per cent of glass waste. Although Wong said glass bottles of sauce and food would be excluded from the proposal at this stage as they were more difficult to clean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1145512/government-unveils-plan-hk1-recycling-levy-glass-bottles
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Recycling fee on glass bottles proposed

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 09:12pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... The Environment Bureau on Thursday has proposed charging a levy on glass beverage bottles from drink suppliers to promote recycling and reduce waste. In a consultation document, the bureau suggested using the fee to cover the costs of recycling glass beverage bottles, which accounted for two thirds of waste glass bottles in 2011. A contractor would be appointed to collect and recycle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1145449/recycling-fee-glass-bottles-proposed
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Most SCMP readers support HK$1 charge on bottles of beer to help pay for recycling glass

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 08:30am by Amy Li

    ... An overwhelming number of SCMP readers say they support an extra HK$1 charge to help pay for recycling glass in Hong Kong. As Hong Kong’s environmental officials consider a scheme to charge an extra HK$1 for bottles of beer, wine and spirits to help pay the recycling costs, we've asked our readers to share their opinions through an online poll . As of Wednesday morning, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1129197/most-scmp-readers-support-hk1-charge-bottles-beer-help-pay-recycling
  6. Bottles

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... David Roden Egizia wine bottle, HK$345, from I.D., Prince's Building, tel: 2523 3006. Hand-blown glass bottle, HK$200, from Inside, 12/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2873 1795. Royal Scot perfume spray bottle, HK$595, from Townhouse, Prince's Building, tel: 2845 0633. Vintage French perfume bottle, HK$600, from Lane Crawford Home Store, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991734/bottles
  7. It's also the glass that counts when you open that bottle of fine wine

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tasting last Thursday in the Riedel Room at the JW Marriott. He said using the right glass brings out the full potential when you open a bottle of wine. Tickets for Monday's event cost HK$765 ... Vivian Chen Ever thought mineral water would taste different if poured in different glasses? If you've booked Riedel's glass tasting for Monday, chances are you'll savour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002353/its-also-glass-counts-when-you-open-bottle-fine-wine
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Dozens of Christmas shoppers hurt as bottles of acid rain down

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Christmas shoppers on a packed Mong Kok street gasped in pain and screamed for help yesterday as two bottles of acid, apparently thrown from above, crashed to the ground ... One man told of seeing one of the plastic bottles hit the ground and liquid burst out. 'A bottle came down,' he said. 'It looked like an ordinary bottle of water, and the crowd ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663820/dozens-christmas-shoppers-hurt-bottles-acid-rain-down

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