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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: the lapsap of luxury

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Mark Footer

    ... hands, numb to the routine, pluck them from the dispenser. No one bends down to retrieve the clean, dry paper. No one minds. But our landfills are overflowing and our resources are being eaten up ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: rotten luck

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:00pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Rotten luck An orchard's worth of ornamental citrus trees rotting in overflowing landfills couldn't be a worse way to start a new year. A local ... Christmas trees bought every year in the United States, 30 million end up in landfills. Call me a Grinch, but I find such reckless extravagance incomprehensible. The Year of the Horse didn't ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: dregs and the city

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Jason Wordie

    ... These days, food waste ends up in landfills; three generations ago, leftovers filled the stomachs of those unable to afford anything better. Hong Kong's people were so impoverished they readily ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Horror shores

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Heaver

    ... clothes and assorted tasteless beach accessories in overflowing plastic shopping bags that will later be left discarded on the sand? On busy days, our beautiful beaches look more like landfill ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Rubble rousing

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Gardens- now rubble in a landfill somewhere- everything I predicted in these pages over the past couple of years has come to pass. And no one involved in this sorry tale- no one- comes out ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: rage against the machines

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... but only when it was empty. I had bought the machine, which came with a one-year guarantee, 16 months earlier. Built-in obsolescence, eh? Good for keeping the economy going and the landfills full, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: aware wear

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... and fabrics that would have otherwise ended up as landfill being given a new lease of life. Those submitting items will receive a voucher for a 10 per cent discount on a single purchase. The Conscious ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & Now

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... that even Hong Kong's property cartel would consider excessive; plastic bottles mount up in landfills; and within the hour, expensively imported H2O becomes freely distributed local urine. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: feed the world

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung Vanessa Yung Feed the world Hong Kong's landfills are set to go a little hungrier this festive season, as Olympian City prepares to deck its halls with decorations made from canned goods rather than with the usual disposable kind. When all the ho-ho-hoing has stopped and Santa has returned north for another year, the cans will be used to feed the needy. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Lisa Christensen

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Vickie Chan

    ... Central and Tsim Sha Tsui as well as in some schools. In 2003, (then chief executive) Tung Chee-hwa stated in his policy address that by 2014 our landfills would be full. It seemed like time ...



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