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  1. A big splash of waste

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Services Department's pool complexes in Fanling, Kowloon Park, Kowloon Tsai, Morrison Hill and Sha Tin. The seven pools at the Sha Tin Jockey Club are the most wasteful, according ...

  2. Superliner to sail in for a view of- containers

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Passengers on the super-luxury liner Queen Mary 2 looking forward to experiencing Hong Kong tomorrow morning will disembark amid stacks of containers at Kwai Chung. ... at the container terminal in Kwai Chung. It's out of the way and a bit of a letdown. Potentially, it's a poor reflection on Hong Kong.' A fleet of shuttle buses has been arranged to ferry ...

  3. Letters

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... important to take the right measures and not harm the environment in other ways. The alarming news recently about soil and water pollution, as a result of improper handling of electronic waste, has ... These lights are essentially folded fluorescent lamps with the electronic ballasts integrated inside the plastic covers. The lamp contains mercury and the ballast has toxic chemicals and heavy metals. ...

  4. Another long catalogue of waste- Infrastructure

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Government auditors have found more poorly planned and underused footbridges and subways since the last inspection three years ago- the latest discoveries including a subway not opened to the public since its completion 20 years ago. Built for n ...

  5. G.O.D not wasting time in quest to draw attention to new outlet

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Avant-garde department store G.O.D has controversially christened three storeys of a shopping centre in Causeway Bay the 'Delay No Mall', to remind shoppers of the importance of being on time. The phrase and the store's fashion lin ...

  6. A modest request- city streets that are a pleasure to walk on

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bay, Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui leaves one gasping for breath. Apart from the dire pollution generated by idling vehicles, one has to contend with the dust from the containers full of waste ...


    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong is a city of excess and waste, but a small charity is turning this to its advantage. Foodlink takes leftover food from hotels and restaurants ... containers are used to store the excess food, which is refrigerated until delivery. Foodlink tries to organise a regular rota of pick-ups and deliveries to enhance the efficiency of its operations. ...

  8. letters

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... way to do this would be to give the Victoria Harbour a World Heritage listing. Georgina Cheung, Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College Selfishness stops waste solution I agree with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-keun that selfishness is the main reason incinerators are not being built in Hong Kong. Most people agree that incinerators are a better solution for our waste disposal problem ...

  9. Tycoons should be setting example when it comes to keeping streets clean

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in place that people suffering from respiratory ailments should stay indoors. Instead of storing the waste behind barriers and covering it up, had left a mixture of construction and domestic waste ... offering], so it can afford to clear up its mess. Crossing the street to avoid the dust, we headed down Granville Road. There we were assailed by more dust as open bins of waste were being thrown ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... morning, surely the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department should have provided a large refuse container and stationed officers there in rotation to ensure that it was used. It should have ... and individuals can do more to save energy. Citizens should not leave their electrical appliances in the home on standby mode. Leaving such appliances on standby is a huge waste of energy. People need ...




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