A construction garbage carriage is seen in Wan Chai. Some 1.44 million tonnes of construction waste was disposed in landfills in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: SCMP A construction garbage carriage is seen in Wan Chai. Some 1.44 million tonnes of construction waste was disposed in landfills in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: SCMP
A construction garbage carriage is seen in Wan Chai. Some 1.44 million tonnes of construction waste was disposed in landfills in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong office fit-out firm tackles industry’s ‘dirty little secret’ with initiative to reuse, recycle furniture

  • Sustainable Office Solutions has come up with an initiative to help reduce furniture sent to landfills as construction waste when companies relocate
  • More than 80 per cent of furniture in an office move goes straight to landfill, according to Canadian environmental firm Green Standards

Topic |   Business of climate change
A construction garbage carriage is seen in Wan Chai. Some 1.44 million tonnes of construction waste was disposed in landfills in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: SCMP A construction garbage carriage is seen in Wan Chai. Some 1.44 million tonnes of construction waste was disposed in landfills in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: SCMP
A construction garbage carriage is seen in Wan Chai. Some 1.44 million tonnes of construction waste was disposed in landfills in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: SCMP
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