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  1. Don't dump dead on our doorstep: Tuen Mun

    Posted Feb 06th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan, Quinton Chan

    ... Point, is opposite the sewage treatment plant and close to the river trade terminal, cement works, CLP power station and a landfill. Tuen Mun district councillor Chan Wan-sang said the council ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... deal of rubbish every day in Hong Kong. Consequently, the government and non-governmental organisations have been expressing concern that our landfill sites are running out of space. This has ... That is a long-term solution to prevent our landfill sites from reaching capacity. Kwan Wai-ching, Diamond Hill Recycling tops burning rubbish Barry Chan Ka-yu's letter ('Best solution', August ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wan Shan We need more recycling bins There have been articles in past months regarding the shrinking landfills and the government's apparent dismay that its waste reduction plans ... The government seems incapable of connecting the dots. A primary schoolchild could connect shrinking landfills and overflowing recycling bins and could probably come up with a better design ...

  4. Waste reduction message is in the bag

    Posted Oct 23rd 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... LAU KIT WAI Hong Kong is the world' greatest consumer of plastic bags- 33 million are dumped in landfills every day. To draw attention to the problem, the Artist Commune and the Green Student Council are holding the No Plastic Bag installation exhibition and Student Poster Design Competition at Cattle Depot Artist Village. Works by four local artists- Kum Chi-keung, Lam ...

  5. GPS pinpoints answer to illegal waste dumping

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to government-run facilities such as landfills and public fills. The MTR Corporation, a major developer, also said it did not require contractors to provide dump trucks with GPS but it was implementing ...

  6. Mother knows best

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Fionnuala Carolan

    ... into a landfill. Glass bottles are a more environmentally friendly option. You can also pass on the glass bottles to friends when your child has finished using them. Instead of using washing detergent ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with many holes' May 28). Biodegradable plastic bags are only degradable when exposed to sunlight. That means they will not degrade in landfills. Nonetheless, they should be promoted. People do ... as they are just too small. As a result, they go into the bin without being reused. The volume of plastic bags dumped may be less than 0.2 per cent of the total in landfill sites, but when it comes ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conditioners and computers at home and in offices. Often people get rid of them simply because they want new models and the e-waste is dumped in landfills. Some of this material can be toxic ...

  9. Clean harbour key to HK sea hub status

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... operations that adds to debris from landfill sites, household and construction. According to the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), the number of beaches meeting the Water Quality Objective ...

  10. Chip giant powers up solar cell venture

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... to make meaningful contributions to the company's bottom line, the green venture would keep used wafers out of China's landfills, according to SMIC founder and chief executive Richard ...




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