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  1. Mainland's crackdown on plastic bags will not help environment

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that a 'waste-not, want-not' attitude is fundamental to waste reduction at source. For items like containers and bottles, their reuse can be even more environmentally beneficial than recycling, as less ...

  2. China's people can do without trade in trash

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

    ... or the developing world, a householder will comply with local regulations requiring separation of different kinds of waste for environmentally friendly recycling. But a disposal firm paid to take care ... in the remote Guangdong village of Lianjiao, near Nanhai city, where the surplus after recycling is burned or used as landfill. The consequences are poisoned air and water, and health problems ranging ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Mental health law enters into effect, Chen Guangcheng's family harassed

    Posted May 01st 2013, 06:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... failure. Environment Southern Metropolis Daily* On Wednesday, China lifts a 14 years-old ban on foam plastic dinnerware. Ming Pao* Recycling was just " wishful thinking ", said ...

  4. Just reward for bridging the gap

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... people's experiences and memories. 'The construction materials literally are the memories: recycled building materials from torn-down buildings,' according to Daan Roggeveen, ... oppressive and institutional, with personality, character and warmth.' Wang's work is well-known in China, through his recycling of local materials. 'The low cost of labour ...

  5. Fashion with a heart

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dialog is a people-oriented fashion brand working with small businesses and communities in Asia to produce a recycled fourfold trim which stems from the lost craft of recycling cloth into household items. The Dialog fair trade network, which makes the trim, spans charitable communities, such as community development projects and drug rehabilitation centres in Hong Kong, Vietnam, ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on with lessening our environmental impact. I'd like to suggest 10 practical things Hong Kong's government and people can do to manage carbon emissions and recycle waste: Allocate more funding for electric buses; Replace light sources with light-emitting diodes. This is being done in most renovated offices, but could InvestHK help with guidelines for foreign companies? Recycle the millions ...

  7. Business - China Business - MARKETING

    Cashing in on China's hand-held revolution

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... channels. For example, Starcom client Coca-Cola used the Beijing Olympics in 2008 to market itself across multiple channels, including stadium displays and recycling programmes. "What Coca-Cola ...

  8. Business - Companies

    China state media attacks on Apple inspire apology

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... oil recycled from gutters. No problem! Everybody is drinking poisonous milk powder. No problem! We drink water filled with dead floating pigs. No problem! But when you change the back cover ...

  9. Payment paradox prevents the yuan from going global

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reserves; money it is desperate to recycle abroad. One big way China recycles this unwanted foreign currency is to use it to pay for oil imports. As a result, if China were to pay for its oil ...

  10. News - China

    China Digest, September 17, 2012

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... before he was caught by the students, who disarmed him before police arrived. ZHEJIANG Fines in recycling push Hangzhou authorities are reviewing a draft regulation involving the proper disposal of rubbish, and citizens who fail to separate their trash properly could be fined, Xinhua reports. Under the ordinance, a person caught throwing recyclables into refuse containers could be fined 50 ...




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