Aug 20th 2009
The forum of Source Separation of Waste and Award Presentation was held on 20 August jointly by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), the Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies and the Hong Kong Productive Council. Participating organizations and award winners shared their successful experience in source separation at the forum.
The Domestic Source Separation of Waste Programme was launched territory-wide in 2005. So far, almost 1,200 housing estates have signed up for the programme, covering 64% of Hong Kong population.
The Programme on Commercial and Industrial Waste Separation was launched in October 2007. The programme has been running smoothly with approximately 520 industrial and commercial buildings taking part.
More details of the Programme are available on EPD’s Hong Kong Waste Reduction Website at www.wastereduction.gov.hk