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  1. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Hong Kong for thwarting his currency attack... beware, though, he's already bought Kaka and Ronaldo to bolster his offence. 4 Landfill to be turned into eco-village?... well, most ideas ...

  2. Cigarette packaging has activists fuming

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was about eight times the size of a cigarette pack. It said the foam was undesirable packaging material because it was not biodegradable, directly contributing more waste to landfills. The excessive ... waste, with at least 27 tonnes of foam being disposed of at landfills every day. British American Tobacco released a statement last night saying the foam 'has been proven to meet ...

  3. China Green plans 25pc stake sale before IPO

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investors in the run-up to an initial public offering of as much as US$200 million, sources said. The Hangzhou-based firm makes energy from burning rubbish that otherwise would go into landfills. Burning rubbish destroys 90 per cent of the waste-reducing pressure on landfills. China Green also burns waste coal, a byproduct of the mining process that includes a mixture of coal, soil ...

  4. First stop on a much bigger journey

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... landfill design and construction. It has about 660 employees. Worldwide the transport division operates 17 tram systems in 10 countries including Germany, France, Ireland and Spain, and also ...

  5. China Sciences turns to rubbish

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... the demand for landfills and air and water pollution,' he said. Policy incentives for waste-to-energy incinerators include value-added tax rebates, preferential lending, guaranteed power ... typically pay 100 yuan a tonne to dump it in landfills,' he said. The incineration plants will also burn small amounts of coal, which will account for about 7 per cent of their fuel. China ...

  6. Landowner seeks to build house on illegal dump site

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

    ... in the New Territories have proposed building on rural sites with a history of destruction such as illegal dumping, excavation and land-filling. Last year, the Town Planning Board gave the green ...

  7. Signature drive to save waterfront estate

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... also called for a fair competition law and legislators' endorsement of landfill charges. The waterfront housing estate, built for the government but left unsold to help stabilise ...

  8. Out and about

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Yunping, Hoiping and Sunwui. Lee quarried down the hill- the spoil was sold to the government and used for landfill on the Wan Chai-Causeway Bay reclamation project undertaken in the 1920s- ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... placing further stress on Hong Kong's already-critical landfill problem. The promotion would also increase the companies' carbon footprint during the production of all this material. According to the Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong will run out of landfill in the early to mid part of the next decade if waste levels continue to rise at current levels. Retailers ...

  10. Greens protest over planned demolition

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... waste in landfills will be charged. 'New World Development said they did not have a decision yet,' he said. 'But we are worried that they will still go ahead with the demolition. ...




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