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  1. Repurposing the Earth

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or waterways into land for development. The term can also mean the process of restoring damaged land to its natural state. The land reclaimed is known as reclamation ground or landfill. Why land would ... of native plant and animal species. Land reclamation is also used to turn arid land into farmland in places that are experiencing desertification. Forms of land reclamation Landfill Landfills ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992052/repurposing-earth
  2. Clock tower may be used as landfill for reclamation

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Joshua But Workers demolished the old Star Ferry clock tower yesterday, with the pieces taken away by barge for possible use in reclamation of the harbour in Central. A construction crew that worked through the night, despite desperate attem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575791/clock-tower-may-be-used-landfill-reclamation
  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reminded me of the landfill we see on our beaches and around our villages and the mess we encounter every day at the refuse collection points. This too is tiresome, bizarre and unacceptable. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998702/letters
  4. Letters

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it into landfills and, when full, building one of the biggest incinerators in the world to burn our waste. Such incinerators are old technology; more modern alternative technologies, located closer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992516/letters
  5. Letters

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cavernous solution to land shortage There has always been strong demand for land in Hong Kong. The Development Bureau is looking ahead and has put forward some ideas for future developments. One option is further reclamation outside Victoria Harbour ('Landfills aren't all bad, says minister', November 11). However, environmentalists are concerned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985501/letters
  6. What's your New Year wish for Hong Kong?

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of our country park as landfills. I think this is a bad idea. Hong Kong people would lose out because with less country park, they would enjoy less greenery. Ellis Lee, 15, Delia Memorial School ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735530/whats-your-new-year-wish-hong-kong
  7. letters

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than landfills in crowded Hong Kong. But many people don't want an incinerator in their districts. They think incinerators will release lots of poisons and make air pollution worse. Waste ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737942/letters
  8. Our laws don't foster respect for environment

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by authorities to extend the Tseung Kwan O landfill into the Clear Water Bay Country Park amply showed the extent of the passion. The feelings are reflected by law. They have strengthened in tandem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728569/our-laws-dont-foster-respect-environment
  9. Letters

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the deterioration of the environment. It is especially concerned about the pressure being placed on our landfills. I think the levy is necessary and it was inevitable that it would eventually become law. ... be recycled end up in our landfills every day. I think the levy will deter customers at supermarkets and other retail outlets from wasting more plastic bags. It will hopefully encourage more people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686064/letters
  10. Lie of the land

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... have been quarried to provide landfill. Along Hong Kong Island's northern coastline, from Kennedy Town to Shau Kei Wan, the tramlines mostly follow the 1841 shoreline; anything to the north is landfill. Hong Kong's central business district is literally built upon the rubble and rubbish of earlier times- an appropriate metaphor. Yau Ma Tei's famous Tin Hau temple- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597168/lie-land

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