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[GreenYes] Fwd: [Gaia-members] INFO/ALL: Proposal for a Zero Waste Hong Kong

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  • Subject: [Gaia-members] INFO/ALL: Proposal for a Zero Waste Hong Kong
  • From: "Manny Calonzo" <>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 17:24:20 +0800
Greenpeace China has produced, together with the Institute for Local Self Reliance, a report recommending that Hong Kong radically change the focus of its system for handling discarded materials.  The report "Zero Waste: Replacing Waste Management with Discards Management in Hong Kong" provides a blueprint for zero waste in Hong Kong.  Critical component include programs and policies designed to:
- reduce generation of discards
- increase product reuse and repair
- create source separation systems for domestic, commercial and industrial discards and construction and demolition debris
- establish an efficient collection system for separated materials
- support processing and marketing creation for recyclables
- create composting systems for organic materials
Log on to the following site to see the Report in PDF format: 
Manny C. Calonzo
GAIA Secretariat
Unit 320, Eagle Court Condominium
26 Matalino St., Barangay Central
Tel. + 632 9290376
Tel/Fax: +632 4364733

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