• 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
  • 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
  • Waste crisis in Hong Kong

    published: 21 Aug 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
  • Hong Kong plans to cut down on electronic waste

    published: 01 Apr 2017
  • Huge amounts of trash wash up on Hong Kong's beaches

    Rubbish is building up in our oceans, threatening marine life and often floating back to land. It’s a huge problem in Hong Kong where clean-up missions by the government, NGOs and volunteers collect staggering amounts of trash on beaches every week.

    published: 04 Dec 2016
  • The Pulse:Christmas Special: textile waste caused by "fast fashion" & organ donations in Hong Kong

    Hello and welcome to The Pulse and Merry Christmas, if indeed you are celebrating this festival which, for Christians, marks the birth of Christ. More generally speaking it’s time to celebrate, hopefully, quality time with families and friends, and the joys of excessive consumption. Over the past few years, The Pulse has looked at some ideas for a more environmentally-friendly Christmas. This year is no exception. One way or another, it’s a season that can generate quite a lot of waste. Fashion, for one thing, is all about change and keeping up with the latest trends. So-called “fast fashion”, in which designs move from catwalk to retail to hit the trend particularly quickly, accelerates this process. It’s not surprising then that some local organisations have noticed that clothes form an...

    published: 26 Dec 2015
  • Widman's zero waste life in Hong Kong

    published: 21 Mar 2017
  • A waste-to-energy journey in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong produces approximately 1,200 tonnes of sludge daily. “Sludge” is a term used to describe the semi-solid by-product of sewage treatment. Previous to the opening of the T Park sludge treatment facility located at Tsang Tsui near Tuen Mun, Hong Kong only had 11 sewage treatment works, with sewage treatment byproduct going directly to landfill. T Park’s advanced sludge incinerators help reduce the sludge by 90% thereby disposing only 10% of the remaining sludge into the adjacent West New Territories landfill.

    published: 27 Dec 2016
  • 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
  • 13/1/2012 The Pulse : Fees for Waste Disposal

    We live in a wasteful world. At least in countries that have the cash to afford waste. Even the products we buy for our home use come in excessive packaging. The Hong Kong government has plenty of plans for reclamation that might help bury some of that waste, but to help reduce our mountains of garbage it's now also planning to introduce waste charges. And it wants to know what Hong Kong people think.

    published: 22 Feb 2012
  • Food Waste in Hong Kong

    A video to raise awareness about the amount of food waste in Hong Kong.

    published: 19 Mar 2016
  • Food Waste in Hong Kong

    published: 02 Jun 2016
  • What a waste: Counting Hong Kong's beach trash

    There has been heated discussion about where the recent ‪trash‬ on Hong Kong's beaches is coming from. We went out to do a quick label count on one ‪‎Lamma‬ beach. So where does the trash come from - the Chinese ‪‎mainland‬ or ‪HongKong‬?

    published: 25 Jul 2016
  • 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
  • 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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  • Updated: 03 May 2013
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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
Hong Kong: World's most wasteful city

Hong Kong: World's most wasteful city

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  • 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
Waste crisis in Hong Kong

Waste crisis in Hong Kong

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  • Updated: 21 Aug 2016
  • views: 54
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https://wn.com/Waste_Crisis_In_Hong_Kong
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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  • Updated: 14 Jan 2010
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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
Hong Kong plans to cut down on electronic waste

Hong Kong plans to cut down on electronic waste

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  • Duration: 2:32
  • Updated: 01 Apr 2017
  • views: 40
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https://wn.com/Hong_Kong_Plans_To_Cut_Down_On_Electronic_Waste
Huge amounts of trash wash up on Hong Kong's beaches

Huge amounts of trash wash up on Hong Kong's beaches

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  • Duration: 2:33
  • Updated: 04 Dec 2016
  • views: 5555
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Rubbish is building up in our oceans, threatening marine life and often floating back to land. It’s a huge problem in Hong Kong where clean-up missions by the government, NGOs and volunteers collect staggering amounts of trash on beaches every week.
https://wn.com/Huge_Amounts_Of_Trash_Wash_Up_On_Hong_Kong's_Beaches
The Pulse:Christmas Special: textile waste caused by "fast fashion" & organ donations in Hong Kong

The Pulse:Christmas Special: textile waste caused by "fast fashion" & organ donations in Hong Kong

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  • Updated: 26 Dec 2015
  • views: 1648
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Hello and welcome to The Pulse and Merry Christmas, if indeed you are celebrating this festival which, for Christians, marks the birth of Christ. More generally speaking it’s time to celebrate, hopefully, quality time with families and friends, and the joys of excessive consumption. Over the past few years, The Pulse has looked at some ideas for a more environmentally-friendly Christmas. This year is no exception. One way or another, it’s a season that can generate quite a lot of waste. Fashion, for one thing, is all about change and keeping up with the latest trends. So-called “fast fashion”, in which designs move from catwalk to retail to hit the trend particularly quickly, accelerates this process. It’s not surprising then that some local organisations have noticed that clothes form an increasingly large proportion of the stuff we throw away. Christians, humanists, atheists, freethinkers, not to mention followers of other religions, all have different interpretations of Christmas. It’s widely believed that the celebration of Christ’s birth around the winter solstice had more to do with the church latching onto pagan traditions than with an actual birth date. But whatever the origins, many people see this as the season to give. In October, 19-year-old Jamella Lo passed away from a lung infection after waiting two weeks for a double-lung transplant. That case highlighted the very low rate of organ donation in Hong Kong. At any one time, up to 2,000 patients are waiting for organ transplants here. Of the 170,000 registered donors, around half do not have their family members’ support. There are only around 45 successful transplants here each year, and often the problem is not technical but societal.
https://wn.com/The_Pulse:Christmas_Special_Textile_Waste_Caused_By_Fast_Fashion_Organ_Donations_In_Hong_Kong
Widman's zero waste life in Hong Kong

Widman's zero waste life in Hong Kong

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  • Duration: 11:02
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2017
  • views: 26
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https://wn.com/Widman's_Zero_Waste_Life_In_Hong_Kong
A waste-to-energy journey in Hong Kong

A waste-to-energy journey in Hong Kong

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  • Duration: 1:53
  • Updated: 27 Dec 2016
  • views: 101
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Hong Kong produces approximately 1,200 tonnes of sludge daily. “Sludge” is a term used to describe the semi-solid by-product of sewage treatment. Previous to the opening of the T Park sludge treatment facility located at Tsang Tsui near Tuen Mun, Hong Kong only had 11 sewage treatment works, with sewage treatment byproduct going directly to landfill. T Park’s advanced sludge incinerators help reduce the sludge by 90% thereby disposing only 10% of the remaining sludge into the adjacent West New Territories landfill.
https://wn.com/A_Waste_To_Energy_Journey_In_Hong_Kong
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'
13/1/2012 The Pulse : Fees for Waste Disposal

13/1/2012 The Pulse : Fees for Waste Disposal

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  • Updated: 22 Feb 2012
  • views: 1644
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We live in a wasteful world. At least in countries that have the cash to afford waste. Even the products we buy for our home use come in excessive packaging. The Hong Kong government has plenty of plans for reclamation that might help bury some of that waste, but to help reduce our mountains of garbage it's now also planning to introduce waste charges. And it wants to know what Hong Kong people think.
https://wn.com/13_1_2012_The_Pulse_Fees_For_Waste_Disposal
Food Waste in Hong Kong

Food Waste in Hong Kong

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  • Duration: 5:56
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2016
  • views: 544
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A video to raise awareness about the amount of food waste in Hong Kong.
https://wn.com/Food_Waste_In_Hong_Kong
Food Waste in Hong Kong

Food Waste in Hong Kong

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  • Updated: 02 Jun 2016
  • views: 193
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https://wn.com/Food_Waste_In_Hong_Kong
What a waste: Counting Hong Kong's beach trash

What a waste: Counting Hong Kong's beach trash

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  • Duration: 1:26
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2016
  • views: 59
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There has been heated discussion about where the recent ‪trash‬ on Hong Kong's beaches is coming from. We went out to do a quick label count on one ‪‎Lamma‬ beach. So where does the trash come from - the Chinese ‪‎mainland‬ or ‪HongKong‬?
https://wn.com/What_A_Waste_Counting_Hong_Kong's_Beach_Trash
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
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