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  1. Government plans to make e-polluters pay

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

    ... be added to the price of new electronic and electrical appliances. This charge would cover the treatment cost when the goods are disposed of, in line with the 'polluter pays' principle. ...

  2. Surrender used bulbs and win a gift

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... fluorescent lamps can save up to 75 per cent on electricity. Despite the savings, indiscriminate disposal of fluorescent lamps- which contain mercury and other kinds of heavy metals- can pollute ...

  3. Letters

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Another set of polluted canyons Others have written about the history of the Star Ferry clock tower. However, let us not forget its function as a marker for an unbroken line of clean air from the shoreline into polluted Central for the past 50 years. The reason the government is fighting to move the clock tower away from its historical spot is to hide the fact ...

  4. Call to stop dumping of electronics waste

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Guiyu, a village in Guangdong. Since Guiyu became a dumping ground for technology waste seven years ago, it has become a village of contaminated waterways and polluted air. Houses are covered ... inhale dirty air and their bodies become weak. Many of the inhabitants of Guiyu suffer respiratory illnesses, skin infections or stomach diseases. Drinking water is so polluted that it has ...

  5. Green options highlight of show

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a matter of getting away from as much electroplating such as chrome; in fact any of those processes that have potential for pollution,' he said. The SEVEN and FOZZ ranges highlighted ...

  6. Greens call for curbs on outdoor lighting

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to tourists,' Green Sense spokesman Chow Hiu-yan said. 'Yet when we consume more electricity and emit more pollutants, the worsening air quality might affect our tourism too.' She urged ...

  7. talk back

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of our air, it is not considered important that residents have to put up with choking streets all day and have lines of polluting vehicles outside their homes all night. At the same time ... delivery business to conduct are forced to double park, causing congestion and further pollution. These drivers have no incentive to find a legitimate parking spot as the police invariably ignore ...

  8. Mainland must use more scrap metal

    Posted Feb 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Raw materials for steel production dwindling as prices surge Demand for scrap metal to supply China's fast-growing steel industry will increase amid rising metal prices and as the country seeks to preserve mining and energy resources and reduce pollution, industry observers said. 'There is a shortage of base metals or virgin ores, which will drive aggressive demand ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and blame the people for environmental pollution, accusing it of harming the Earth, just because people patronise supermarkets and buy a few things. The government has failed to address the wastage ...



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