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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pay-as-you-throw rubbish scheme could cost Hong Kong households HK$44 a month

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... activists see as the best way to encourage recycling and cut the level of waste going to the city's bursting landfills. Charging is to be introduced by 2016 at the earliest. The recommendations ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Landfill extension go-ahead after filibuster cut short Environment officials scored a bitter victory yesterday when lawmakers finally voted to fund a controversial extension of the landfill ... a "dictator" and blocking debate. Legco's Finance Committee will now vote on the proposal. The government says the extension is necessary because the city's landfill sites are approaching ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    One lawmaker, 14,000 motions and a new headache for the finance committee

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

    ... the legislative session ends this month. An Environment Bureau source said that while the extension of three landfills and construction of an incinerator- said to be essential to stave off a waste crisis- ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Households vote on how to pay for their waste

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... form of waste charging by 2016. The charge is seen as essential to helping the city cut its mounting waste levels as landfills near capacity. The survey received 3,600 responses from households ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Warning on looming waste crisis: act now

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:57am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Alliance of experts says answer to rubbish woes is incinerators, not landfill- and if we don't act soon refuse will end up on the streets Warning on looming waste crisis: act now An alliance of academics and professionals is calling on the government to scale back its plan to extend the city's three landfills in favour of incineration, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The great green debate: Charge entire buildings a waste levy, or individuals?

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... people to pay to dump their waste in landfills. There are other alternatives like recycling," he said.   ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Official inaction on effluent leak riles lawmakers

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Lack of answers and late disclosure follow discharge of pollutants into irrigation water Official inaction on effluent leak riles lawmakers Environment officials have come under fire for not launching their own probe into the cause of an effluent leak from the Ta Kwu Ling landfill, as lawmakers vowed they would continue to seek the truth ...



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