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  1. Firms must see the light and go green

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resources. Measures include recycling paper, cutting down on water waste and buying products that are not harmful to the environment. More companies are under pressure from customers, shareholders ... not be to minimise the quantity of pages printed, but to never print at all. Buy vegetable inks for non-laser printers and buy paper from renewable forests or recycled paper'. 'In general, try ...

  2. Join our Light Bulb Campaign and save energy

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Governments must expand their recycling programmes, and find new means of generating power. There are many ways each of us can help: you could recycle household goods, lower the temperature on your ...

  3. Buildings: the future

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... photovoltaic panels, supplying energy to the house. THE INFINISKI MANIFESTO HOUSE, CHILE James & Mau Architecture This two-level house is made with three recycled maritime containers. It is 85 per cent constructed with recycled and re-used materials and the temperature is regulated by geothermal heat pumps. Two big green thumbs up. N85 RESIDENCE, INDIA Morphogenesis The feature ...

  4. 20 ways to save planet (and lead a better life)

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of washing by hand; Using a low-flow toilet; Turning off the tap while brushing your teeth; Recycling; Reusing shopping bags or asking for biodegradable bags; and Reducing the number of hard copy ...

  5. Zero-carbon dress sense required

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... decade - is generated from solar panels. The remaining 30 per cent comes from biodiesel, a fuel recycled from cooking oil used by restaurants. The building's energy system is expected ...

  6. Simple lifestyle changes could help to clean up HK's environment

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of a five- minute wait for a lift that will carry a person three or four metres. The recycling bins for plastics and metals in our building are either completely empty or full of assorted rubbish, ...

  7. Government House 'needs to go green'

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... consider recycling food waste, installing a water-collection device for irrigation and introducing measures to cut energy consumption. 'The green concept can be a public attraction on the open ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    Biodiesel: the fuel of the future?

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Sharp

    ... in the city were using recycled cooking oil. The use of "gutter oil" is a serious problem, on the mainland, and legislators were keen to know where an estimated 8,000 tonnes of waste cooking ...

  9. Looking to the future

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that allow the hotel to recycle a wider variety of materials; a lower temperature dishwasher using eco-friendly disinfectants while also consuming less water and natural gas; and an eco-friendly ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - ECO-DESIGN

    Low-carbon flat reveals life's green alternatives

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... and furniture made from timber reclaimed during local development works. The zero-carbon building features countertops made from recycled glass, and show-flat kitchen cabinetry that looks new, ... (volatile organic compound) paints and adhesives, and it is powered completely by a combination of solar panels and used cooking oil, converted to bio-diesel at the onsite recycling plant. Almost ...




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