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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... to produce up to 1,000 tonnes of toxic bottom ash a day from the 3,000 tonnes of waste that will be fed into it. They will have to be neutralised and dumped in landfills. This goes against trends ... for the government to think out of the box, and conceive a way that Hong Kong's hugely unpopular landfills could be turned into biofuels?   The death of Hong Kong? We read of another report predicting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Elvis Au yet to convince on case for an incinerator in Hong Kong

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:19am by Howard Winn

    ... and, when that is full, presumably in landfills. Another aspect of this is that about half of the MSW that currently goes to landfill is food waste; Hong Kong's is particularly wet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1519784/elvis-au-yet-convince-case-incinerator-hong-kong
  3. Business - Companies

    New Zealand waste management firm sold to Beijing Capital

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters

    ... in environmentally friendly landfill methods, odour management and hazardous waste handling. Australia and New Zealand waste management companies were well placed to benefit from China's demand, analysts said, because they were experienced in landfill technologies and sustainable waste management because of government levies that encouraged such practices. Sources said Beijing Capital, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1439694/new-zealand-waste-management-firm-sold-beijing-capital
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    EPD needs a Plan B for waste management

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... it in the landfills. Other technologies mooted by outside groups include plasma gasification, which is increasingly being used in preference to incineration by municipal authorities around the world. ... gasification plant be set up near a landfill site. Indeed, the government has received offers to do this free but declined them. One cannot help feeling that the government is so hidebound by its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1494727/epd-needs-plan-b-waste-management
  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... as little as possible. I shall read myself to sleep on Captain Hornblower tonight. In fiction, derring-do on the high seas appeals to me more than landfill. jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1501208/rich-are-easy-target-tax-offensive-wont-help-poor
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Steve Miller plans to start his third airline

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Howard Winn

    ... 1,000 tonnes of toxic bottom ash a day on to barges and burying it in the ash lagoon or, when that fills up, in landfill. This doesn't seem to make sense.   HK Country Club politics A few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1502984/steve-miller-plans-start-his-third-airline
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC apologises for UnionPay ATM-card fiasco in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to taking pro-establishment lawmakers to dinner to win their support for the expansion of landfills. (Hopefully the exercise fell within government guidelines on entertaining.) But it all seems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1255069/hsbc-apologises-unionpay-atm-card-fiasco-hong-kong
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerators are not the only way to deal with household waste

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 01:14am by Howard Winn

    ... with other routes". Food waste accounts for some 42 per cent of the waste that is sent to those troublesome landfills. Even if it took a year to initiate this scheme, it would take the pressure off the need to expand the landfills. It would make it easier to handle the remaining waste, and weakens the case for a mass burn incinerator- not that it was ever that compelling. So ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1435273/incinerators-are-not-only-way-deal-household-waste
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why the reluctance to consider alternatives to incineration

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:43am by Howard Winn

    ... It is already struggling with landfills. Incinerators have produced dangerous emissions historically. It's not clear how safe so-called "modern" incinerators are. In addition to their emissions, they also produce toxic waste, which will have to be treated and then dumped in landfills. The number of incinerators is declining as the authorities turn to other cleaner ways of dealing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1399286/why-reluctance-consider-alternatives-incineration
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government needs to rethink its waste management policy

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 01:56am by Howard Winn

    ... Council. A South China Morning Post story recently reported that a group of academics and professionals were calling on the government to scale back landfill and get on with building ... cent of Hong Kong's waste that goes to landfills is food waste and is between 70 and 90 per cent water. Clear the Air chairman James Middleton has spoken to three engineers who say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1396934/government-needs-rethink-its-waste-management-policy

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