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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Huge differences in electricity use among malls and offices, audit shows

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:15am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Electricity use of the most and least energy-hungry shopping malls can vary as much as 13-fold while the variation among office buildings is as much as 17-fold. This was shown in figures released ... Mun Plaza in Yau Tong topped the energy consumption list of 50 shopping malls with central air conditioning. The mall uses 658 kilowatt-hours of power per square metre annually. This is almost ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... there would be no strict parameters on design. "It must be a concept that will make good use of open space," Ho said. "We don't expect design submissions for a shopping centre ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    New York may start charging for shopping bags in green push

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York New York may start charging for shopping bags Grocery shoppers in New York City may soon have to pay 10 US cents for each plastic or paper bag as America's largest city joins a growing green movement. The city council on Wednesday introduced a bill to impose the fee in an effort to spur customers to bring their own reusable bags. Supporters ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air pollution worst in 18 years in shopping areas

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Air pollution worst in 18 years in shopping areas Hong Kong’s core business and shopping districts of Central, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok were enveloped in dangerously high air pollution levels for a combined total of more than 184 days last year, according to research by Friends of the Earth. It was the worst year recorded since the air pollution index ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... or shopping malls. Its empty highways traverse a landscape of vacant mid-rises and dusty construction yards. "This place is like a child; it's in a development phase," Wang said. ... registered in the city, many storefronts on the main shopping plaza stood empty. Two frozen escalators lead to a mostly vacant upper floor. In the middle of the afternoon its few occupants- a noodle ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban all ivory sales, conservation groups urge government

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Hong Kong shops with government-issued licences have been able to sell certain types of ivory, including products carved before 1989, ivory from the tusks of extinct mammoths, and ivory bought ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers, lighting giant shun energy-efficiency schemes

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... September and that retailers cease selling incandescent light bulbs after December 31. So far, 32 companies operating 122 shopping malls have signed up to the temperature-control charter, but major ... customer traffic and the design of its malls made it difficult to achieve the target temperature. Cheung Kong Properties has not signed its shopping malls up to the charter, either. At a ceremony ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Locals fume as polluting tour buses choke scenic Repulse Bay

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:34am by Ernest Kao

    ... to worsen when the Emperor Group's long-delayed The Pulse shopping mall opens at the end of the year. The council has called for a car park on Beach Road to be converted into a tour bus layover ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Panic in Gansu capital after tap water found ‘excessively’ contaminated with benzene

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:20pm by Li Jing

    ... will also be affected Du Sha, Greenpeace toxins specialist Photos posted online showed residents waiting in long queues to buy bottled water. A shop assistant in the city said: "I ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland cycling club encourages Hongkongers to get on their bikes

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:49am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Mainland group has a green message re: cycling Mainlanders have been travelling to Hong Kong to shop, dine and enjoy the sights since the solo travellers scheme was introduced in 2003. But now there is a new breed of mainland travellers dashing round the busy streets of Hong Kong on bicycles. And one such group who visited the city at the weekend ...




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