• Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis

    Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day - the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools. But in a few years' time all the landfill sites will be full so new solutions must be found. Duration: 02:18

    published: 03 May 2013
  • Waste crisis in Hong Kong

    published: 21 Aug 2016
  • Hong Kong: World's most wasteful city

    Hong Kong is officially the world's most wasteful city, generating at least 6.5 million tonnes of rubbish last year.   Where to dispose of all the trash in such a crowded city is proving to be a growing problem. Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong. [November 15, 2010]

    published: 15 Nov 2010
  • The Pulse:Marine & electronic waste in HK and interview with Christine Loh, acting Secretary for the

    Rubbish, garbage, trash, waste. No, we’re not talking about recent events in Legco but the 9,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste Hong Kong produces every day, meaning that everyone who lives here is, on average, responsible for 1.36 kilogrammes. Up to 99% of local solid waste that is recycled is then exported for further processing overseas. The problem is even worse than usual this year as torrential rainstorms have led to Hong Kong’s beaches being inundated with marine waste from the mainland. And then there’s the issue of electronic or e-waste, not all of which is our own. Also with us to talk about these issues is Christine Loh, acting Secretary for the Environment.

    published: 22 Jul 2016
  • Hong Kong choking on food waste 香港的廚餘危機

    http://www.scmp.com/video Hong Kong may be considered a gourmet's paradise but it's also becoming known as a city that wastes excessive amounts of food. According to the Environmental Protection Department, about 3,300 tonnes of food is thrown away daily. That means each person on average wastes about half-a-kilogram a day. Because food waste is non-recycable, it is dumped into our rapidly filling landfills. Along with the 9,300 tonnes of municipal rubbish produced every day, the city's landfills could reach capacity as soon as 2013. The government plans to build more incinerators but is facing opposition due to its hazardous effects. While people can take immediate steps to reduce food waste, technology is helping to alleviate the problem. We meet two companies who have install...

    published: 14 Jan 2010
  • Food Waste Problem In Hong Kong

    published: 09 Dec 2012
  • Hong Kong Waste charging consultation starts

    The Council for Sustainable Development today launched a public engagement process on how to implement waste charging for waste reduction. This process encourages stakeholders and the public to implement municipal solid waste charging, to reduce community waste at source, and promote Hong Kong's sustainable development. Council Chairman Bernard Chan said 13,400 tonnes of waste is sent to landfills daily, of which 67% is municipal solid waste from domestic, commercial, and industrial sectors. It has grown by nearly 80% in 30 years, he said. Waste charging does not recover costs, but establishes behavioural changes in people's daily lives through economic incentives, he added. Waste charging in other jurisdictions has been effective in behavioural changes, and waste prevention, reuse and rec...

    published: 26 Sep 2013
  • HONG KONG'S food waste problem

    Food lost takes a heavy toll on natural resources as governments, food banks and recyclers strive to stop the rot. Please check www.asiaweekly.com for more stories. You can also refer to below link to see HONG KONG's garbage management and the development of recycling https://youtu.be/IzjXiWH8dFU?list=PLQ2kQ1cICL6GfTgr309SALc6Rhb1UCSot

    published: 13 Jan 2017
  • Is the Waste Problem in Hong Kong 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind'?

    This is the Scientific Documentary Project done by Jonathan, Agnes, Clarice and Karen. Reference: AFP news agency---Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis Environmental Protection Department--- http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/

    published: 03 Mar 2015
  • 13/4/2012 The Pulse : The Solid Waste Mountain

    No one would call Hong Kong one of the world's greener cities. In fact it's a place that sometimes seems to equate conspicuous and even wasteful consumption with prosperity. But as landfills are getting filled, and refuse is continuing to pile up, the government and green groups are looking at new ways to handle solid waste, ranging from new charges, to an reward programme.

    published: 22 May 2012
Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis

Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis

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  • Duration: 2:19
  • Updated: 03 May 2013
  • views: 5271
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Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day - the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools. But in a few years' time all the landfill sites will be full so new solutions must be found. Duration: 02:18
https://wn.com/Hong_Kong_Struggles_To_Combat_Waste_Crisis
Waste crisis in Hong Kong

Waste crisis in Hong Kong

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  • Duration: 1:35
  • Updated: 21 Aug 2016
  • views: 54
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https://wn.com/Waste_Crisis_In_Hong_Kong
Hong Kong: World's most wasteful city

Hong Kong: World's most wasteful city

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  • Duration: 2:12
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2010
  • views: 16330
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Hong Kong is officially the world's most wasteful city, generating at least 6.5 million tonnes of rubbish last year.   Where to dispose of all the trash in such a crowded city is proving to be a growing problem. Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong. [November 15, 2010]
https://wn.com/Hong_Kong_World's_Most_Wasteful_City
The Pulse:Marine & electronic waste in HK and interview with Christine Loh, acting Secretary for the

The Pulse:Marine & electronic waste in HK and interview with Christine Loh, acting Secretary for the

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  • Duration: 21:45
  • Updated: 22 Jul 2016
  • views: 1302
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Rubbish, garbage, trash, waste. No, we’re not talking about recent events in Legco but the 9,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste Hong Kong produces every day, meaning that everyone who lives here is, on average, responsible for 1.36 kilogrammes. Up to 99% of local solid waste that is recycled is then exported for further processing overseas. The problem is even worse than usual this year as torrential rainstorms have led to Hong Kong’s beaches being inundated with marine waste from the mainland. And then there’s the issue of electronic or e-waste, not all of which is our own. Also with us to talk about these issues is Christine Loh, acting Secretary for the Environment.
https://wn.com/The_Pulse:Marine_Electronic_Waste_In_Hk_And_Interview_With_Christine_Loh,_Acting_Secretary_For_The
Hong Kong choking on food waste 香港的廚餘危機

Hong Kong choking on food waste 香港的廚餘危機

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  • Duration: 6:03
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2010
  • views: 84132
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http://www.scmp.com/video Hong Kong may be considered a gourmet's paradise but it's also becoming known as a city that wastes excessive amounts of food. According to the Environmental Protection Department, about 3,300 tonnes of food is thrown away daily. That means each person on average wastes about half-a-kilogram a day. Because food waste is non-recycable, it is dumped into our rapidly filling landfills. Along with the 9,300 tonnes of municipal rubbish produced every day, the city's landfills could reach capacity as soon as 2013. The government plans to build more incinerators but is facing opposition due to its hazardous effects. While people can take immediate steps to reduce food waste, technology is helping to alleviate the problem. We meet two companies who have installed a 'GoMixer' machine that can almost magically churn left over food into water. 香港是美食天堂,但同時也製造出份量驚人的廚餘。根據環保署數據,香港每天製造的廚餘高達3,300噸。換言之,每人每天平均製造半公斤廚餘。 由於廚餘無法循環再用,只能傾倒在堆填區;加上市內每天製造的9,300噸垃圾,預料本港堆填區將於2013年飽和。港府計劃加建多個焚化爐,但因其對環境會產生不良影響,故遭到外界反對。 要減少廚餘,除了市民自動自覺,科技也可以紓緩問題。有兩家公司便安裝了名為「GoMixer」的機器,可以將廚餘化成水。
https://wn.com/Hong_Kong_Choking_On_Food_Waste_香港的廚餘危機
Food Waste Problem In Hong Kong

Food Waste Problem In Hong Kong

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  • Duration: 3:07
  • Updated: 09 Dec 2012
  • views: 2457
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https://wn.com/Food_Waste_Problem_In_Hong_Kong
Hong Kong Waste charging consultation starts

Hong Kong Waste charging consultation starts

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  • Duration: 2:07
  • Updated: 26 Sep 2013
  • views: 557
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The Council for Sustainable Development today launched a public engagement process on how to implement waste charging for waste reduction. This process encourages stakeholders and the public to implement municipal solid waste charging, to reduce community waste at source, and promote Hong Kong's sustainable development. Council Chairman Bernard Chan said 13,400 tonnes of waste is sent to landfills daily, of which 67% is municipal solid waste from domestic, commercial, and industrial sectors. It has grown by nearly 80% in 30 years, he said. Waste charging does not recover costs, but establishes behavioural changes in people's daily lives through economic incentives, he added. Waste charging in other jurisdictions has been effective in behavioural changes, and waste prevention, reuse and recycling. An invitation for response document issued today focuses on the charging mechanism, the charging scheme's coverage and charging level, and waste recycling. Views can be emailed to the council secretariat by January 24. http://www.susdev.org.hk/english/index.php
https://wn.com/Hong_Kong_Waste_Charging_Consultation_Starts
HONG KONG'S food waste problem

HONG KONG'S food waste problem

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  • Duration: 1:21
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2017
  • views: 62
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Food lost takes a heavy toll on natural resources as governments, food banks and recyclers strive to stop the rot. Please check www.asiaweekly.com for more stories. You can also refer to below link to see HONG KONG's garbage management and the development of recycling https://youtu.be/IzjXiWH8dFU?list=PLQ2kQ1cICL6GfTgr309SALc6Rhb1UCSot
https://wn.com/Hong_Kong'S_Food_Waste_Problem
Is the Waste Problem in Hong Kong 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind'?

Is the Waste Problem in Hong Kong 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind'?

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  • Duration: 8:10
  • Updated: 03 Mar 2015
  • views: 694
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This is the Scientific Documentary Project done by Jonathan, Agnes, Clarice and Karen. Reference: AFP news agency---Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis Environmental Protection Department--- http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/
https://wn.com/Is_The_Waste_Problem_In_Hong_Kong_'Out_Of_Sight,_Out_Of_Mind'
13/4/2012 The Pulse : The Solid Waste Mountain

13/4/2012 The Pulse : The Solid Waste Mountain

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  • Duration: 5:15
  • Updated: 22 May 2012
  • views: 2992
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No one would call Hong Kong one of the world's greener cities. In fact it's a place that sometimes seems to equate conspicuous and even wasteful consumption with prosperity. But as landfills are getting filled, and refuse is continuing to pile up, the government and green groups are looking at new ways to handle solid waste, ranging from new charges, to an reward programme.
https://wn.com/13_4_2012_The_Pulse_The_Solid_Waste_Mountain
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