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  1. Action urged on street containers

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a political party found at least 16 large waste containers in busy streets in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai. These uncovered containers are scattered in Lockhart Road, Jaffe Road, Gloucester Road, Luard ... for illegally setting up waste containers on the street. ...


    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... waste charges were introduced in January, the Marine Department has received complaints about such material being dumped on shores near Sai Kung and on Lamma Island. A department spokeswoman ...

  3. Three held over $7m waste theft

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have arrested three men in connection with the theft of HK$7 million in scrap metal and computer waste from a Cheung Sha Wan depot. Ten containers were stolen from the Hing Wah Street West depot on April 1. Investigations showed the containers were picked up by several truck drivers with release orders bearing a bogus company chop, police said. Detectives ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Unsexy' trash is a real problem in wasteful HK, clean-up organiser says

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... shipping containers carrying the pellets fell off a vessel during Typhoon Vicente, had focused Hongkongers' attention on the amount of man-made waste that ends up in the oceans. Some ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com HK, one of the world's most wasteful places, urged to change thinking about consumption City must clean up its act, says campaign chief There is nothing ...

  5. Hongkongers must learn to foot the bill for disposal of e-waste

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The levy imposed on plastic bags has proved successful. I think this shows that similar legislation regarding the scrapping of electronic waste could also be effective. There is an urgent need for us in Hong Kong to effectively handle and recycle e-waste. There has been a rapid increase in the quantity of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This kind of waste ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Glass recycling feasible

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... or recycled. As regards Inger Glimmero's comments on compact fluorescent lamps, they contain mercury and should not be recycled in the same way as waste glass beverage bottles. We have implemented ... and Timothy Gan ("Recycling glass bottles in city impractical", March 2). Due to low commercial value, most waste glass beverage bottles end up in our landfills rather than being collected ...

  7. Haste makes waste

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... court level or higher), exercising its jurisdiction pursuant to a valid 'choice of forum' clause contained in a commercial contract. There will be safeguards to ensure ...

  8. Letters

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Residual waste cannot be eliminated Your correspondents' many commentaries on waste incineration are certainly well intended, but often miss the point and some statements claimed ... recycling is often presented as the alternative to incineration. This would be true only if a 100 per cent waste recovery rate was practically achievable. Fourth, many readers pick ...

  9. Familiar fears surface with 1997 capsule's unearthing

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and activities, libraries, museums, cultural and entertainment sites, ticketing, wet markets, hawker registration and control, cremation and hygiene. Fifteen years on, heated issues in 1997 such as waste ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fire services called to Toxic spill at airport Toxic solvent spilled from a plastic container at Super Terminal One at Chek Lap Kok airport. The 25-litre container was one of four that arrived from New York on Thursday. Fire services arrived at 11am and doused the damaged container before loading it onto a truck for disposal at the chemical waste plant in Tsing Yi. light rail ...




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