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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Recycling campaign spares landfill of 16 tonnes of mooncake containers

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Housing Authority's recycling campaign collects some 54,000 containers for the traditional treat Landfill spared 16 tonnes of mooncake boxes Some 54,000 mooncake boxes ... that was spearheaded by the Housing Authority in July, collected 16 tonnes of discarded containers. Mooncakes are traditional treats often given as gifts during the mid-autumn festival. The Housing Authority ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... an impact on its suppliers elsewhere in the world. "It's all about supply and demand. For example, we've been working on sustainable seafood for many years. If all customers, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... as the focal point of collection and handling of waste generated from a neighbourhood. The buildings, of up to six floors, would house recycling, community, leisure and educational activities under one ... in the basement with odour prevention systems installed, and the ground level with a truck docking area could be used to receive material for sorting and recycling. The upper floors could house a flea ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green council backs new emissions caps challenged by power companies

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Electric, which serves Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island, will have to further cut emissions by between 5 and 20 per cent. CLP Power, which supplies Kowloon, the New Territories, Lantau and outlying ...

  5. Business - Commodities - ENVIRONMENT

    EU factories to pocket US$2.5b selling emissions permits

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Bloomberg

    ... rising 2 degrees Celsius, use allowances handed out or sold by governments to cover each tonne of carbon dioxide they emit. The EU is withholding the equivalent of half a year's supply over ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:29am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Booming fish numbers threaten America’s Great Lakes, yet in China they are a delicacy in short supply – could the two sides help each other out? U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion China and the US may be at loggerheads over issues ranging from climate change to human rights, but a little-known partnership between the two could be the key ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... code, opening the door to halving energy usage in a residential footprint equal to the entire US housing sector. A third linked Boeing, Honeywell International, PetroChina and Air China ... according to the UN official heading the world body's climate work. Unless supplies of "low-carbon or no-carbon energy" were tripled or quadrupled, heat waves that now occurred once ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials accused of failing to help blocked-off Ho Chung village in Sai Kung

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of houses in Ho Chung village based on the fact it could be accessed by road, but had done nothing since a landowner dumped a pile of rubble in the middle of the lane last week. The incident raised ... history. "It definitely has a responsibility. It approved houses because of the existence of the access," she said. Police have told villagers they will tolerate illegal parking outside ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Village blockade 'doesn't breach access rules'

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... has made the access meaningless". Building licences seen by the Post appeared to show the department had been approving the building of new houses based on emergency vehicular access via the private estate, without showing that that route is obstructed by two sets of gates. The lands spokeswoman said that while small-house licensing conditions stipulated property owners were ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on power supply, including changing the fuel mix. The WWF-Arup proposals put more emphasis on managing demand, such as energy codes for buildings, energy-saving appliances and green transport. ...




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