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  1. HK$222m of swine flu jabs burned

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Swine flu vaccine worth HK$222 million was destroyed by the government last month after it expired. Three million doses of vaccine were bought in late 2009 in the face of the global swine flu pandemic, but fewer than 200,000 doses were used. The remaining doses, which expired last September and October, were collected in December and incinerated on January 8, costing ...

  2. Hong Kong's infrastructure projects have bright future

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transportation, water supply and drainage works; Development of Hong Kong as an environmental technology hub to excel in the areas of renewable energy, incinerators, water, energy efficiency ...

  3. Sustainability is top priority for Cathay when looking at biofuel options

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... could be converted into jet fuel and help reduce landfill and other environmental issues relating to waste incineration. Even used cooking oil can be converted into jet fuel. Jeff Ovens, biofuel ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 14, 2013

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... as the site of a planned waste incinerator, I have a suggestion to make. On a beautifully clear day, they should take either the 3M, 11, or 23 buses from Tung Chung or the 3M from Mui Wo and exit ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Schofield of the Living Islands Movement ('Super-incinerator should not be built on picturesque island', January 13). In expressing his opposition to an incinerator plant being built ... the pressure on landfills. If he does not see the super-incinerator as an effective way to relieve the pressure on our landfills, then what other options does he propose to protect the environment? ...

  6. Construction waste is being dumped on agricultural land

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of power, its plans to build incinerators shows that changing our bad habits is not its real objective. We are likely to be 'the most wasteful place in the world', to quote your editorial, ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 23, 2013

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... air-conditioning. I support the incinerator project proposed for Shek Kwu Chau. I support an increase in landfill to address critical waste management issues, and other plans unpopular ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 27, 2013

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am

    ... that the priority was the development of the country. In the past few weeks, we have seen protests in Guangdong against a uranium processing plant and an incinerator. People were angry that they had ...

  9. Solid waste disposal is a top priority

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and passed through the food chain. To tackle the problem, we need to install effective incinerators to reduce the amount of solid waste. To dispel people's fears of harmful emissions, ...

  10. ... and endeavour to become better citizens

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... see the Nimby syndrome at work time and again. It is evident when plans are announced to build an incinerator for our waste, or build a columbarium, or establish a drug rehabilitation centre. ...




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