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Billionaire Chen Guangbiao promotes plan for bottled air by smashing e-bicycles

Headline-grabbing billionaire Chen Guangbiao appeared on mainland television at the weekend with a sledgehammer and a new business plan: selling air.

Monday, 13 August, 2012, 9:00am

Network plans to recycle unused food to the needy

Secondary school students, new immigrant mothers, community food banks and NGOs have banded together to form a food donation network targeting Hong Kong's supermarkets and food manufacturers, with the aim of helping redistribute unused food to the city's needy.

The 12 participating groups of the Food Donation Alliance are committed to promoting 'food recycling'.

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Want to live longer? Sit up straight and pay attention

Computer Ergonomics 99 US cents (for iPhone and iPad) Rating 8/10

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cosmetics with a conscience

As consumers look beyond sales counter and consider the social and environmental impact of the beauty industry, pressure is mounting on players to deliver products that promote personal grooming with a conscience.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

A wealth of ideas as The Space exhibits a British designer's thinking on China

When it rains, as they say, it pours; and we aren't just talking about the recent weather in Hong Kong. Locally-based British designer Michael Young's recent streak of productivity is dizzying - with the launch of a solo show, his first design book works in China and, last but not least, becoming a father.

4 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Jockey Club greens up the valley by recycling betting slips

How green was our Valley? Not green enough by half, with race-goers discarding millions of betting slips every year at the Happy Valley and Sha Tin racecourses.

6 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Buying into the idea

Small- and medium-sized enterprises, participating in the Hong Kong Green Awards 2010 green Purchasewi$e awards, demonstrated that formulating and implementing green purchasing policies are integral parts of their activities.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Helping the poorest of the poor

Every night, while most of us are asleep, 80-year-old Hui Taz rummages through the city's rubbish, desperate to eke out a living.

26 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Breeding pigs will help to deal with Hong Kong's food waste

Nobody can be pleased to read that 40 per cent of landfill is made up of waste food ('Food waste from HK businesses shoots up', October 27). Landfills and expensive incineration are not the answer for dealing with this.

2 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

All this waste for recycling and there is nowhere to take it in Hong Kong

I refer to the letter by Charlie Lee ('Citizens must change their approach and recognise the need to recycle', October 24). I agree that incinerators could be considered as a possible way forward in Hong Kong; however, this does not deal with the problem.

31 Oct 2010 - 12:00am