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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    How green is your footprint?

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... building of the residential estates, operation of the buildings up to the demolition of the estates and the subsequent transportation of waste materials to landfills- the whole carbon cycle ...

  2. Don't be trendy- be green

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... landfills. They are also wasting the earth's resources. Throwing away old gadgets and buying new ones as soon as they hit the stores surely makes manufacturers happy. But it is bad ... that's best suited to our needs. That way, we won't change our minds a couple of months later and add to the landfills. Karly, Deputy Editor ...

  3. Battery collection plan to be powered up

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shipped to Korea yesterday. The shipment will help Hong Kong save landfill space as it does not have a facility to extract and recycle the toxic materials in the batteries. The city dumps about 250 tonnes of rechargeable batteries in landfills every year. The Environmental Protection Department hopes that by expanding the collection network and stepping up publicity, the recovery ...

  4. Government plans to make e-polluters pay

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appliances. The proposal includes a ban on the disposal of such products at landfill sites, and an extra fee to be paid by customers for waste treatment. In future, a fee of up to HK$250 might ... for re-use and the recovery of useful materials. The other 20 per cent ends up in landfills which are about to reach capacity. But the storage of waste at local sites before shipment creates ...

  5. IBM opens mainland server recycling plant

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... information technology equipment that would otherwise go into landfills. Richard Dicks, the general manager at IBM's Global Asset Recovery Services unit, said the firm was 'the first ...

  6. Clearing the way

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 100,000 households and 6,000 households per year respectively All gas recovered from landfill to be used for power ...

  7. Next time you buy another mobile phone, consider the consequences

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... friendly. The problems that arise from the frequent changing of mobile phone models cannot be ignored. Discarded phones can cause problems at landfills where they end up, as they contain mercury ...

  8. Computer recycling proves a hard drive

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were needed, he said, and 20 would be opened at district councillors' offices after negotiations with district councils last week. 'It is meaningless to dump the computers in landfill ...

  9. International Trade Fair on Environmental Protection

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... control; measuring, analysing and evaluation equipment and technology; laboratory technology; landfill containment; water treatment and distribution; solid waste treatment, incineration ...

  10. Technology needs to be used wisely

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Pulcheria Chung

    ... of new technology also makes our environment suffer. People are changing their mobile phones and digital cameras every time a new model comes out, dumping their old ones at landfill sites. We ...




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