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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green groups want phased approach to landfill funding

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... recycling by 2018 and banned food and recyclable waste from being sent to landfills and incinerators by 2022. They also want it to charge producers of plastic bottles, rubber tyres and timber ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese Academy of Sciences loses recruit over air quality fears

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... in the morning to "good" around noon. But the strong winds also led to Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's giant Rubber Duck, on display in Beijing's Summer Palace until October 26, ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Over 1,000 deads ducks found in Sichuan river

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 08:04pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The decomposed bodies of more than a thousand ducks have been found on a river in Pengshan county, Sichuan, following the dumping of more than 10,000 pigs in the Huangpu River in Shanghai earlier this month. Even though the dead ducks were first discovered almost a week ago, most county residents said the local government had not told them ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China recycling clean-up jolts global industry

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 04:03pm by AP

    ... in April. Despite a ban on imports of used tires, inspectors intercepted a 115-ton shipment of them in March, the bureau said. They were labelled “recycled rubber bands”. ARCA Advanced Processing ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Health reasons to keep off the artificial grass, experts say

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... such as lead and zinc are often found in the rubber layer of the turf and its use can drive up temperatures in already steamy urban hot spots, they say. These concerns and others, such as increased ... However, University of Hong Kong grass and soil specialist Professor Jim Chi-yung said the rubber would become pulverised and could be inhaled. "It's particularly harmful to children who ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Polluted river not my responsibility, says Chinese official after 'reward offer'

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 11:46am by Chris Luo

    ... accused rubber overshoe factories along the river for dumping industrial waste into the river, and he complained about the environmental bureau’s inaction. The Cnr.cn report on Monday said some ... denied Jin’s allegation, saying the bureau had not found any illegal dumping of waste by rubber shoe manufacturers. Huang said the rubbish in the river comes from people, and not from factories. ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's green ministry failing in its mission

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... for Environment Minister Zhou Shengxian and the NPC's new environmental protection and resource conservation committee hit a low almost unprecedented in the rubber stamp legislature. Yang Ailun, ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese official offered huge reward... if he can swim in polluted river

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:59pm by Chris Luo

    ... Jin posted, a river in small-town Ruian is seen entirely blocked by floating rubbish. Jin blamed a rubber overshoe factory for dumping industrial waste into the river. This river was where ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Happy Valley residents protest rollout of artificial grass plan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... would be worrying if the number increases to more than half," he said. The fake grass is banned in some cities because rubber particles used in it were found to contain heavy metals. ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Millions of tonnes of rural refuse are dumped in waterways a year, bill says

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... a 200,000 yuan (HK$247,000) reward to an environmental official in Ruian in challenging him to swim in a river full of household refuse and waste rubber from a shoe factory. Every summer, 150,000 ...




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