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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42-Day Cleanup Yung Shue Wan Harbourfront

For 42 days in 2014 Living Lamma and numerous volunteers spent a few hours each day picking up rubbish, trash, garbage and all kinds of waste from Yung Shue Wan harbourfront, to restore some of the beauty of this “bay of banyan trees” 21 September – 2 November 2014 North Lamma Community Effort     […]

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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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Waste Charging Consultation 31 March 2010

Response to the Consultation Document “Sustainable Waste Management, Strengthening Waste Reduction: Is Waste Charging an Option?” Submitted to the Environmental Protection Department Living Lamma welcomes any effort to protect the environment through measures to reduce waste and encourage recycling. We have responded in our paper of 30th April 2010 to the EPD’s consultation on Waste […]

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Stop The Mess – I – Hung Shing Yeh

6. Hung Shing Yeh REF: HSY0010210 Bin area at Hung Shing Yeh near the cable road. Need to redesign and think about landscaping. The dog toilets can be removed. Dogs do not use them. Perhaps more dog bins should be provided instead, but what happens to this waste? Responsibility: FEHD, LCSD REF: HSY0020210 Rusty metal […]

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Stop The Mess – E – Tai Peng Old Village

Appendix II: Other Problem Areas by Village Tai Peng Old Village REF: TPOV0010210 The refuse collection point at Tai Peng Old Village is a mess. Rubbish is often placed outside the bin area, even when the bins themselves are not full. Responsibility: FEHD REF: TPOV0020210 The recycling bins are next to the refuse collection point, […]

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