Latest News for: Hong kong waste


Redress Design Award 2024 Finalists Announced, Competing For Tommy Hilfiger Retail Project

The Manila Times 16 May 2024
In September 2024, the Finalists will present their outfits made from textile waste at a high-profile runway show in Hong Kong ... Organised by Hong Kong-based, Asia-focused environmental NGO Redress and ...

NYCU gives Tzu Chi founder honorary doctoral degrees

Taipei Times 12 May 2024
... from acclaimed institutions in Taiwan, the US, the Philippines, Thailand, Ukraine and Hong Kong since 1993, owing to her contribution to global disaster relief work and waste recycling promotion.

Cleaners play a vital role in Hong Kong’s recycling economy

South China Morning Post 07 May 2024
Readers discuss how to minimise household waste charges, the library’s move to allow users to borrow more books, and what Hong Kong shops must do to keep their customers ... .

Duluth-based Allete agrees to $6.8 billion investment partnership

Duluth News Tribune 06 May 2024
... digital infrastructure and water and waste management sectors. Headquartered in New York, GIP has offices in Brisbane, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, Mumbai, Singapore, Stamford and Sydney.

Hong Kong waste-charging scheme ‘set for yet another delay’, with some advisers warning pushing measure ...

South China Morning Post 02 May 2024
Some advisers warn measure may be a blow to government’s standing if it is pushed forward in August, Post has learned ... .

The Crunch: domestic violence, donkey hides and a new moon atlas

AOL 02 May 2024
... Kong; and … the increasing amount of swearing in Taylor Swift albums (?!) ... What is banned in Hong Kong’s war on waste. Hong Kong is introducing strict rules banning certain types of single-use plastics.

Hong Kong waste-charging scheme: trial run has revealed many ‘problems’, senior official says

South China Morning Post 01 May 2024
Deputy Chief Secretary Warner Cheuk hints full roll-out of pay-as-you-throw scheme will not go ahead in August without public consensus ... .

Ban on single-use plastics takes effect in Hong Kong in bid to reduce pollution

Naharnet 22 Apr 2024
Single-use plastic cutlery is the second-largest source of plastic waste after single-use plastic bags in Hong Kong, according to Greenpeace ... According to the latest figures by Hong Kong's government ...

A ban on single-use plastics takes effect in Hong Kong in a bid to reduce pollution

Bowling Green Daily News 22 Apr 2024
Hong Kong has passed a legislation to stop the sale and distribution of Styrofoam products and single-use plastic cutlery as a way to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the city. Restaurants in Hong Kong will not be able ... .

Mega-bridge bike races in the running for National Games

Hong Kong Standard 21 Apr 2024
"One option under consideration is the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Marathon, which will not traverse the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge but instead take place at other ports between Hong Kong and Shenzhen.".

All you need to know about Hong Kong’s new ban on single-use plastics - a ...

South China Morning Post 19 Apr 2024
Hong Kong is taking a major step in its war on waste by banning many single-use plastics. Here’s a visual guide on how much we waste, and the new rules aimed at tackling the problem ... .

The fact is, Hongkongers are still freely critical of the government

South China Morning Post 19 Apr 2024
Contrary to foreign popular opinion, the Hong Kong public and media remain critical of government matters, from waste charging to the ‘Night Vibes’ campaign ... .

The return of the cooking stage and more at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

The Los Angeles Times 19 Apr 2024
... crackdown is paying off as profits beat Wall Street’s forecast.L.A.-based social video platform Triller is acquired by a Hong Kong company.Booming cold drink sales mean more plastic waste.

HKBU sci-fest goes zero for hero

Hong Kong Standard 18 Apr 2024
Hong Kong Baptist University's faculty of science will hold the Science Festival 2024. Waste-Free Future event on July 5. In view of the new municipal solid waste charging scheme, this event aims to ...

Hong Kong’s waste-charging scheme should not be politicised

South China Morning Post 17 Apr 2024
Readers discuss attempts to get the government to scrap its scheme for waste reduction, and plans for the Hong Kong Sevens to move to a new stadium ... .