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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    How ziplining nomadic tribesmen could help to change people's perception of entrepreneurs

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip

    ... from an old man who turned his fishing boat into a ferry and carries passengers to and from the city's outlying islands, and a family who recycles their waste. But he said the book would ...

  2. Replumbing of university halts flow of money down the drain

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... by a system that the developers say could be useful in rural areas where water is scarce. City University of Hong Kong has invested HK$2.6 million on a recycling system that can turn 70 metric tonnes ... in the city. The investment includes the cost of the recycling system developed by the Productivity Council and installation of pipes to separate the grey water from flushing water. For the past six ...

  3. Green group targets plastic umbrella bags

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... they took two. Some 62 per cent of those polled threw the bags away after using them once, 21 per cent reused them and 13 per cent recycled them by putting them in a recycling bin. Since the 50-cent ...

  4. Brolly wipers replace plastic bags

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... and 70 commercial buildings before next summer, Yeung said. He hoped it would cut the use of umbrella bags by 60 per cent. Umbrella bags made from recycled materials would gradually replace ...

  5. Pre-bagged goods defeat spirit of levy

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... noodles were marketed with a gift recyclable bag- all inside plastic packaging. Greeners Action project manager Kwok Ying-ying said that while it was difficult to tell if the practice had ...



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