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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Delay in disclosing toxic run-off makes landfill expansion a harder sell

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... an alert on toxic water leaked from a landfill in North district. Although no one is believed to be drinking from the channel found to be contaminated, some farmers are said to irrigate their crops ... that the Tuen Mun landfill might have had similar problems last year. This was first revealed during a radio phone-in programme; officials later denied the allegation. The plan to expand the city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1305807/delay-disclosing-toxic-run-makes-landfill-expansion-harder
  2. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Recycled clothes shaping up as the next fashion trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by GDN

    ... but the world population is growing, as are Western habits. Apparel consumption is likely to keep increasing, an alarming thought as most worn-out clothing goes straight to the landfill. "Until now old clothes have often been used as filler material for underneath wall-to-wall carpeting, but when the carpeting is removed or the building is knocked down, the material goes to the landfill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1574296/recycled-clothes-shaping-next-fashion-trend
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ta Kwu Ling landfill waste leaks into nearby rivers

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Landfill's liquid waste leaks into city's rivers Effluent that might contain a high level of ammonia has leaked from a rubbish dump in North District into nearby rivers, contaminating water used by farmers to irrigate their crops. The leak at the Ta Kwu Ling landfill, discovered last month, was disclosed by the government yesterday amid complaints it had hidden the news from the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300175/ta-kwu-ling-landfill-waste-leaks-nearby-rivers
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Legco to vote on landfills next year: Carrie Lam

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 07:48pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Carrie Lam visits affected villages to canvass support and hear views of disgruntled residents Legco to vote on landfills next year The government hoped to reapply for funding to expand the city's three landfills early next year, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday after visiting two villages close to the Tuen Mun facility. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295289/landfill-plans-will-be-retabled-2014-says-chief-secretary-carrie-lam
  5. News - Hong Kong

    No cover-up over leak at Tuen Mun landfill, says Christine Loh

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 09:54pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com No cover-up over leak at landfill, says Loh An environment official assured the public yesterday that there had been no cover-up about a waste leak from a landfill and vowed to be open in handling questions about it. Christine Loh Kung-wai, Acting Secretary for the Environment, said there had been only one instance so far of effluent leaking from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300762/landfill-leakage-claims-dismissed
  6. Comment - Letters

    Follow best practice on waste incineration, and think local

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... or need landfills, as there is no residue ash waste. We can set up cluster recycling centres for composting, recycling, plasma arc facilities and education centres where they are needed all over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573735/follow-best-practice-waste-incineration-and-think-local
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lau Wong-fat vows to block second landfill extension, in Tuen Mun

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 03:23pm by Stuart Lau, CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Emily Tsang

    ... Stuart Lau, Cheung Chi-fai and Emily Tsang Second landfill extension in jeopardy Environment officials struggling to find space for the city's rubbish may have to shelve another landfill extension plan after pro-government lawmakers joined pan-democrats in opposing it. New Territories leader and lawmaker Lau Wong-fat said yesterday he would do all he could to block ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1277933/lawmaker-vows-lead-fight-vote-down-tuen-mun-landfill-extension
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Carrie Lam's landfill plea to Tuen Mun council falls on deaf ears

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai Lam's landfill plea falls on deaf ears Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has failed to persuade the Tuen Mun District Council to support a landfill extension ... said. Radical lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung has said he will mount a filibuster at today's meeting, the last in this legislative session. Lam said the landfill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1280599/carrie-lams-landfill-plea-tuen-mun-council-falls-deaf-ears
  9. News - Hong Kong - LANDFILLS

    Lunch with Carrie Lam? Expect plenty of waste

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Lunch with Carrie Lam? Expect plenty of waste Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is expected to lobby for support to expand the city's three landfills when ... chairman Lau Wong-fat said he would reiterate his call for the government to scrap its landfill expansion plans. "Two months after the Legislative Council Finance Committee deferred the plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1307864/lunch-carrie-lam-expect-plenty-waste
  10. Waste Land

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Waste Land Directors: Lucy Walker, Joao Jardim and Karen Harley Set mostly in a gigantic Rio de Janeiro landfill, this Oscar-nominated documentary zeroes in on a project ... works on both levels. The former theme is served well by the filmmakers' vivid depiction of the sprawling mayhem of Jardim Gramacho, the world's biggest landfill, and the pickers' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740741/waste-land

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