Letter: ERM Study Trip to Lamma 2014

ERM Study Trip to Lamma Wednesday 11th June 2014 Dear Ronald, To get the most out of your trip, we’d like you see what residents and visitors see. We have, therefore, prepared some questions for you to contemplate on your way over. How many items are sold in glass bottles at the ferry pier? What […]

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Letter: Legco re. trees 2014

Letter to Legco Panel on Environmental Affairs (trees) May 2014 Dear Legco Members: I have attached our report on trees from October 2012. We have been communicating with various different departments on this since 2010, but just see buck-passing and little change to address the problems raised in the paper. The 2012 version was updated […]

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Lamma Quarry EIA Response 21 March 2014

OBJECTION to the  ‘Planning and Engineering Study on Future Land Use at Ex-Lamma Quarry Area at Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island – Feasibility Study’‏ LETTER Hong Kong Island & Islands Development Office, Civil Engineering & Development Department, 13/F North Point Government Offices, 333, Java Road, North Point Hong Kong 21st March 2014 To whom it may […]

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Press Release: Winner of Brand on the Beach 2014 joins cleanup

Winner of Brand on the Beach, Vita Water joins clean up efforts (HONG KONG) 5 March 2014:  For an entire year, volunteers collected and sorted waste found on beaches by brand label. 2872 plastic bottles were picked up and identified by brand, with the top 10 brands accounting for 55% of the bottles recovered. These […]

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Glass Recycling in Hong Kong 6 May 2013

Response to the Consultation Document on A New Producer Responsibility Scheme on Glass Beverage Bottles Submitted to the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) Background If Hong Kong is to tackle its waste problems we need to inspire change. Though some sectors of the community might take issue with bearing the cost of waste disposal, this is […]

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Short story: Beach Party 2013

Beach Party by P. K. Pebbles My name is Pebbles, though for much of my existence I was without a name. That was before the lady with the pink hat came along. I like the name. It suits me. It’s something to aspire to. The P. K. stands for Pak Kok, a name of place […]

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Press Release: Lamma Quarry 2013

The public consultation on the future of the Lamma ex-quarry is currently underway (http://www.ex-lammaquarry.hk/). Though the public has been given little opportunity to examine the options, the Chief Executive has already determined the outcome by promising to hand over the land to private developers for real estate development. Hong Kong has competing needs for housing, […]

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Lamma Sewage System 22 April 2013

Brief regarding item *IV. 355DS: Outlying Islands sewerage, stage 2 – Lamma village sewerage phase 2 Submitted to the Legco Panel on Environmental Affairs Meeting Living Lamma is a registered society concerned with improving the environment on Lamma through cleaning up rubbish and dumping and improving the design of public facilities.   In February 2010, we […]

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