SCMP reports on The Green Earth survey of HK and Taiwan beaches

Most of Hong Kong and Taiwan’s dumped plastic bottles come from mainland China – but local drinks makers also urged to reduce waste https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2162416/most-hong-kong-and-taiwans-dumped-plastic-bottles PUBLISHED : Sunday, 02 September, 2018, 5:00pm UPDATED : Monday, 03 September, 2018, 1:19pm Karen Zhang karen.zhang@scmp.cpm Some 66 per cent of plastic bottles collected along coasts were labelled in simplified […]

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HKFP Report: Is Aberdeen harbour cleanup in vain?

Ahead of another cleanup of Aberdeen harbour, will environmental efforts be in vain? Jennifer Creery – 22 July 2018 13:17 https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/07/22/ahead-another-cleanup-aberdeen-harbour-will-environmental-efforts-vain/ Around twice a month, Harry Chan puts on his wetsuit and dives to the bottom of the seabed around Hong Kong. At 65 years old, it is a therapeutic ritual that he has persisted […]

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SCMP report: ‘Hong Kong is destroying itself’

Residents urged to clean up their act as city faces unprecedented waste deluge PUBLISHED : Saturday, 16 July, 2016, 10:02am UPDATED : Saturday, 16 July, 2016, 10:02am News›Hong Kong›Health & Environment Rachel Blundy rachel.blundy@scmp.com Environmentalists insist Hongkongers must reduce household waste to save their city Environmentalists have renewed their calls for Hongkongers to reduce their household […]

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Notes on Lamma visit by HAD, Lands Dept & EPD Oct 2012

Joint visit to Lamma by Home Affairs Department, Lands Department and Environmental Protection Department 17th October 2012 Aims: To demonstrate to relevant government departments the need to improve Lamma’s environment by redesigning waste facilities so that they meet the requirements of the community, allowing people to dispose of their waste responsibly and recycle more. To […]

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Meeting: EPD & Islands District Office, 7 June 2012

Meeting to discuss pilot recycling scheme and recycling on Lamma Conference Room, Harbour Building Attendees From Living Lamma: Jo Wilson, Nick Bilcliffe, Fiona Donnelley From Environmental Protection Department: Dr Ellen Chan, AD(EI), Mr Michael Lui, S(WF)4, Mr Stephen Siu, S(WM)2 From Islands District Office: Timothy TAM, Assistant District Officer, Ken CHENG, Liaison Officer i/c (Peng […]

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Managing Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment 30 April 2010

Response to the Consultation Document: Safe and Sustainable: A New Producer Responsibility Scheme for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEE) Submitted to the Environmental Protection Department Overview Living Lamma welcomes the government’s efforts to protect the environment through the proper treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment. There is a growing problem with this and […]

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