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Thursday, 28 June, 2012, 12:00am

Recycled paper not yet on a roll in HK

It is not easy being green in Hong Kong, especially when it comes to your toilet paper.

It might make sense that the toilet roll used to clean up your dirtiest deeds would come from the last dregs of a paper's life cycle, but in Hong Kong it is most likely you are flushing virgin pulp down the drain.

Virgin pulp is paper that has not been used before.

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Damage claims probed

A senior forestry official yesterday responded to an NGO's claims that Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) activities were endangering biodiversity at a nature reserve in Hainan province , saying it was still being investigated.

5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Authorities block sale of forest in Yunnan

The mainland's forestry watchdog has intervened to stop the world's biggest paper maker buying a majority stake in a provincial timber company, cautioning against a cheap sell-off of more than 66,000 hectares of state-owned forest.

8 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Lee & Man buys used machines to boost supply

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing plans to strengthen its raw material supply by buying used pulp machines from a failed Canadian factory, and taking all external sales for its own use.

16 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Sino-Forest seeks a HK listing to tap investment from the region

Sino-Forest, a Toronto-listed China-based tree planter, is eyeing a Hong Kong listing to attract Asian investors.

Chairman Allen Chan Tak-yuen said the global trend towards banning or controlling logging, coupled with China's growing demand for wood, generated good opportunities.

20 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

A taste of Britpop

'BEST-OF' ALBUMS can be a marketing trick to suck cash out of fans' pockets, using a band's name to re-release songs we already have. But my perception has changed after listening to Hits, a brilliant collection of songs from the past decade by Britpop band Pulp.

8 Dec 2002 - 12:00am