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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Incineration shows Hong Kong is serious about ending trade in ivory

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Ivory incineration sign we're serious So long as Hong Kong continued to stockpile confiscated ivory instead of destroying it, the city sent the wrong message to people ... at the Tsing Yi chemical waste treatment plant. The incineration was timely, following a claim by wildlife trade watchdog Traffic that interceptions of shipments and trade data showed that ivory ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Swift action vital to solve Hong Kong's garbage crisis

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... there is finally some good news for the government. Last week the High Court ruled against a resident who was trying to stop the construction of a massive offshore waste incinerator on an island south ... when the HK$15 billion incinerator project will be tabled to Legco again, barring a possible appeal by the resident. But Wong must be happy to see the green study upheld in court. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Waste charging necessary to develop a recycling mentality

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 03:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a fire in November sent noxious fumes drifting north. Their objections add to local protests against enlargement of other tips and construction of incinerators, leaving the government little ... recycling, incineration and landfill expansion envisaged is the best way to wean our city off its reliance on burying its trash. While the protests and courts are being negotiated, authorities have ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong cannot continue with its wasteful ways

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be incineration. In a city where land is in such short supply, the lack of concerted recycling and incineration is shocking. Both, coupled with landfills, are a necessary part of waste management. ... the latest targeted commissioning date for a waste-to-energy incinerator. But timetables and costs are only part of an effective waste management strategy. There has to be community support, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong has reached a tipping point on handling waste

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... landfill expansion and a waste incinerator off Shek Kwu Chau. Both proposals remain controversial for environmental reasons, despite claims that without them Hong Kong will become a city ... and donations to the needy or charity also have a role to play. Hong Kong has reached a tipping point in waste management where, without a consensus on the way forward on a broad front from incineration ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to pay for the inevitable

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to their expansion and the construction of incinerators, there is only one guaranteed quick way of relieving the strain: charging for waste disposal. Being forced to pay for the amount of garbage we throw ... The government's proposed solution, unveiled in May, provides the most sensible way forward with a combination of recycling, incineration and landfill expansion, all based on the principle ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Destruction of illegal ivory the right policy for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... human predators stop killing for profits and would-be smugglers give up the lucrative trade, the endangered species will need our protection. But the decision to begin incinerating the majority ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's refuse problem can't be swept under the rug

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with proposals for a waste disposal levy and an eco-friendly incinerator. With the latter two still nowhere near implementation, there appears to be no choice but to explore more mitigation measures ... of refuse. But a small city like ours clearly cannot afford the luxury of putting our landfill and incinerators in a faraway land that disturbs no one. Waste disposal has to be a shared ...



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