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  1. All over bar the sprouting

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to produce organic fertiliser. 'They have also learned how turning food waste into fertiliser can help to reduce landfill waste and lower the levels of methane emissions produced by landfills.' Meanwhile, micro gardening students at the Chiu Yang Por Yen Primary School have recorded their achievements by painting images of their plants and vegetables on the walls around ...

  2. As though they'd never gone away

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in landfills, she added. But she could give no details about the training of the taxidermist, the process or the location and facilities of the workshop. Microbiologists Ho Pak-leung of the University ...

  3. Funeral services take care of beloved pets when they die

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... in Hong Kong have three options: giving their animal to the Hong Kong Agricultural and Fisheries Department, where their pet will be buried in a specially designated landfill area; or they can opt ...

  4. Out and about

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... to the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. Landfill had to come from somewhere, and Morrison Hill was progressively quarried away throughout the 1920s. Nothing remains- other than the name and a slight ...

  5. It's time to stop wasting food

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... many people in the world don't even have enough to eat. It also contributes to the pollution caused by landfills. It's time we stopped doing it. Louie Kwong, the Chinese Foundation ...

  6. letters

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is very pretty, all that paper is bad news for the planet. It means trees have been cut down, and more rubbish is building up in landfills. There are other options. I once received a birthday gift ...

  7. letters

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3,310 tonnes of food every day, and it all ends up in landfills. There it rots, releasing harmful gases that cause global warming. It's happening wherever you look- even in schools, when ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leftovers We need to eliminate food wastage which causes many environmental problems. As the rubbish piles up, this puts extra pressure on our landfills which are fast reaching capacity. We order ...

  9. letters

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... landfills are soon going to be full. Some people suggest the government just creates more landfills, but we need to make fundamental changes to reduce waste. According to a survey conducted by my ...

  10. Starbucks' message is much more than just a drop in the ocean

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... saved 3,500 plastic bottles from forever being buried in our landfill,' Lai said. 'A lot of people don't know that it takes 5 litres of water to produce a 1-litre plastic bottle. ...




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