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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pay-as-you-throw waste pilot scheme has limited impact

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of waste. Four of the 19 blocks at Amoy Gardens were selected to join the six-month trial, along with six other estates across the city, in an effort to test the logistics of waste charging. Unlike ... Hing-kwok, chairman of the estate's owners committee and a Kwun Tong district councillor. "But we will refund the fees to the residents after the trial." Yip said preliminary results ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597586/waste-fee-pilot-has-limited-impact
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Prepaid bin bags are the way to charge household for waste collection, group says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... be used during that time. He noted that it took about 10 years for Taiwan to reach 90 per cent compliance when it introduced a system of charging for waste. Chan added that owners' committees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598253/prepaid-bags-are-way-throw-council-sustainable-development-group
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New plan for Tuen Mun landfill extension fails to satisfy councillors

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to expand the city's waste infrastructure. The government plans were left stuck in a queue for funding requests amid filibustering at Legco's Finance Committee before the summer break. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594898/new-plan-tuen-mun-landfill-extension-fails-satisfy-councillors
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers hit another roadblock in Sai Kung village

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Department said it had notified the Sai Kung Rural Committee about the dispute and would liaise with other departments to follow up. With the road blocked, residents must ask managers of a nearby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594140/residents-hit-another-roadblock-sai-kung-village
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers pledge less wasteful gift hamper packaging … next year

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... this year. Five-star Royal Plaza Hotel in Mong Kok, owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties, sent out a selection of fruit, sweets and mooncakes in a felt bag. But two-thirds of that bag was taken up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586856/developers-pledge-less-wasteful-gift-hamper-packaging-next-year
  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... for the western Pacific is expected in December. A stock assessment by the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the Northern Pacific Ocean found the levels of bluefin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585381/pacific-fisheries-body-proposes-cut-juvenile-bluefin-tuna-catch
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... by the Guangdong authority. The platform displays a map of the region, with the hourly concentration levels of six pollutants, such as ozone and fine particles, shown at each of the 23 selected monitoring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584636/pearl-river-delta-governments-axe-cross-border-air-quality-index
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong sets aside HK$1 billion for landfill reclamation drive

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Jessie Lau

    ... non-profit-making organisations and national sports associations, provide them with funding, and monitor their development progress. The committee will open applications at the end of this year. "[We will] select projects that can demonstrate financial sustainability in the long run," Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing said yesterday. Wong has appointed a steering committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536416/hong-kong-sets-aside-hk1-billion-landfill-reclamation-drive
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... a "super city" in the area began in June, drawing 124 entries from around the world. A jury will select eight designs, with the winner getting two million yuan (HK$2.5 million) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita, which says fewer than 100 of them are believed left. If left unchecked, gillnet fishing and China's insatiable appetite for the swim bladder ... heavy fish whose swim bladder is prized by chefs in China, according to the vaquita recovery committee, which is made up of international experts convened by the Mexican government. The number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565155/chinese-quest-rare-fish-bladder-may-doom-small-porpoise

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