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  1. We've been kept in dark over incinerator trials, say angry residents

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the burning of mud containing dioxin residue at the Chemical Waste Treatment Centre. A spokeswoman of the cement company confirmed that an incinerator built at the cement plant in Tuen Mun was ready ... it is due to start operations. A waste-to-cement incinerator has been lit and is ready to burn domestic waste under an unprecedented trial by Green Island Cement, a subsidiary of Cheung Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486917/weve-been-kept-dark-over-incinerator-trials-say-angry-residents
  2. Plastic bag tax must be extended to all fast food outlets and stores

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in unnecessary waste. As Ms Mak (together with Michael Chan Yue-kwong, chairman of Cafe de Coral Holdings), has been in the eye of the storm of the minimum wage debate, why has Mr Yau not taken advantage of circumstances to promote a win-win situation? He could have linked savings achievable through waste reduction to balance extra costs incurred through the implementation of the minimum wage legislation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720171/plastic-bag-tax-must-be-extended-all-fast-food-outlets-and-stores
  3. To your good health

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... This result was attributed in part to their red wine consumption and the amount of resveratrol it contained.' So how do we take advantage of this without wasting money or suffering side effects ... rather than a pill or supplement; as grapes also contain other nutrients such as vitamins, antioxidants and fibre.' Siu does not recommend drinking more wine. 'The National Academy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684845/your-good-health
  4. Clean burning bio-diesel source under our noses

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Every day hundreds of tonnes of waste cooking oil, grease and animal fat are discarded by Hong Kong's 20,000-plus restaurants. The real waste is that it could be used as clean ... and cancer. But most of the material ends up in landfills. Waste oil and fat can be processed into bio-diesel, a fuel that is cleaner burning than fossil fuel diesel, with no sulphur and much lower ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706433/clean-burning-bio-diesel-source-under-our-noses
  5. Flushed with success

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be user-friendly, with fresh-water flushing, waste-hiding and hand-washing facilities. And, according to Mr Ranck, they should be attractive from the outside, so that people are not afraid to go in. Another ... support. 'Operators in Hong Kong are very good at safely removing human waste and transporting it to the government's treatment facilities,' Mr Ranck said. Mr Chan said specific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642299/flushed-success
  6. HK firms share blame for polluted Pearl River

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Greenpeace has lashed out at three enterprises for discharging industrial sewage into the Pearl River, with one sample containing an amount of a cancer-causing metal 25 times over ... in producing circuit boards, textiles and printing- owned by two Hong Kong companies and a mainland firm. During the investigation, 25 waste-water samples and sediment were collected from sites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696686/hk-firms-share-blame-polluted-pearl-river
  7. Fuji Xerox goes green in China

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent of Fuji Xerox's total manufacturing volume in China this year. The Fuji Xerox operation in Shenzhen this month announced it had achieved 'zero waste' by reusing waste and parts produced in the course of its manufacturing activities. The company defined zero waste as a waste landfill rate of 0.5 per cent (by weight) or lower. This includes maintaining a recycling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486821/fuji-xerox-goes-green-china
  8. Fuji Xerox goes green in China

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this year. The Fuji Xerox operation in Shenzhen this month announced it had achieved 'zero waste' by reusing waste and parts produced in the course of its manufacturing activities. The company defined zero waste as a waste landfill rate of 0.5 per cent (by weight) or lower. This includes maintaining a recycling rate of 99.5 per cent or higher for three consecutive months. Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486684/fuji-xerox-goes-green-china
  9. Beauty, naturally

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... chemical pesticides and only uses organic fertilisers. Ashes are used in the flowerbeds to protect against slugs, and the waste is recycled. Parts of the garden are still undergoing construction ... surfactants which form a natural lather; and rosemary, which contains Ursolic acid, with strong anti-irritation and repairing properties. Following a revamp of the different sections, the garden has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655738/beauty-naturally
  10. A beauty contest for bankers

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... happen in a boardroom. The cavernous rooms of Chinese state-held corporations are intended to demonstrate their shili (power)- the amount of space that is wasted or the fact that it is used more ... is CCB. The other is BOC International, whose parent is the Bank of China. In Chinese, the name China International Capital Corporation contains the word gin (gold), while BOCI features yin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444629/beauty-contest-bankers

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