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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rubbish recyclers may get subsidies in waste policy overhaul

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com New committee will be tasked with rethinking rubbish management as trash crisis looms Waste recyclers may get subsidies in policy overhaul Subsidies for the city's flagging waste recycling industry are an option that the government will study, the environment minister says, in a possible major policy shift to support such businesses. The idea ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Artist recreates tournament in Subbuteo- right down to Suarez's teeth

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:56am by James Porteous

    ... moment came when I had amassed a lot of broken Subbuteo figures and wanted to recycle them,” he told AFP. “[The Scorpion Kick] was instantly a hit online and I realized this is what I should ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Landfill vote to be recycled next week

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Johnny Tam and Cheung Chi-fai Second attempt by legislators to make a decision on plans to expand rubbish dumps Landfill vote to be recycled next week Lawmakers are due to vote on two ... reminders recently to recyclers of plastic waste saying no imported plastic waste could be dumped in landfills. As for locally collected plastic rubbish, recyclers should contact the department ...

  4. Sustainability is vital for both existing and new racecourses, experts tell the Asian Racing Conference

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:46am

    ... racecourses, Sha Tin and Happy Valley, are now solar powered, while 80% of food waste from racecourse restaurants is collected for recycling, and fuel consumption of HKJC vehicles, powered by biofuel ... that the JRA Recycle Action Program had achieved a 91.1% recycling rate last year, up from 85.1% in 2002. Solar power, LED lighting and natural ventilation, controlled automatically, have all been ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 27, 2014

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by LETTERS

    ... to introduce a waste charging scheme. If it is implemented, then I think we will see households generating less waste. Also, citizens should embrace the "three Rs" principle of recycle ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Paulo Grangeon's sculptures highlight the plight of endangered pandas

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... "adoption" to raise funds for the WWF. Designed by Grangeon, the panda sculptures are produced by 40 papier-mâché makers in a Thai village using recycled paper, rice, environmentally friendly paint ...

  7. News - China Insider - ARCHITECTURE

    World’s first kilometre-high tower planned to combat dirty air in China’s Wuhan

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 04:49pm by Staff Reporters

    ... electricity plants. Other environmental features include wind turbines, thermal chimneys, biomass boilers for waste recycling and hydrogen fuel cells. Chetwoods said the towers, which will cover ...

  8. News - World - PHILANTHROPY

    Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao sparks fury among New York's homeless after 'publicity stunt'

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 08:46am by AFP, Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen and Agence France-Presse in New York City Organiser says the event could have been 'planned better' Chinese philanthropist Chen Guangbiao’s New York charity lunch ended bitterly as hundreds of homeless people, who were promised US$300 in cash, left empty-handed-- and furious. The eccentric Chen, who made his fortunes in the recycling business, last week ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Four designs chosen for redevelopment of former Kai Tak airport site

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 07:01pm by Ada Lee

    ... water activities such as fishing, swimming and canoeing. The fourth entry ‘Dragon Park’ features a big canopy. Space for exhibitions, sports and other activities would be created from recycled ...

  10. News - China

    Shanghai sees biofuel gold in recycled cooking oil

    Posted May 27th 2013, 05:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Shanghai plans to turn recycled cooking oil, some of it seized by authorities, into an environmental asset by converting it into fuel for vehicles, state ... disposal of waste oil and qualifications for collectors. “On the one hand, we emphasised cleaning up illegal oil collectors. On the other, we looked for ideal ways to use the recycled oil,” Yan ...




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