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Tsuen Wan Environmental Resource Centre - a joint venture with the private sector

PhotoFollowing the success of the first Environmental Resource Centre in Wan Chai, the Environmental Protection Department established its second resource centre in Tsuen Wan in 1997 to further reach out to the public in promoting environmental education and awareness. The Centre was converted from a traditional Hakka style Hoi Pa village house which was built in 1904 and was declared as a monument in 1986 by the Antiquities Authority. It was a joint venture between the government and the private sector in that both the Woo Wheelock Green Fund and the Environment and Conservation Fund funded the renovation cost of the centre. It is also the first attempt to contract out an environmental resource centre to a local green group for operation with a view to maximizing the use of available resources in promoting environmental protection, education and awareness in Hong Kong. The Green Power has been awarded the contract to operate the Centre. 

Services and Facilities of Tsuen Wan Environmental Resource Centre

Open to Public

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  • During opening hours, visitors are welcome to walk in and use the facilities in the centre free of charge.
  • Guided group visits for schools, voluntary agencies, community groups and other organizations through advance booking.

 

Information

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  • Leaflets and publications from the government, Environmental Campaign Committee, green groups and other related organizations are available.

 

Reference Library

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  • A collection of books, magazines, information leaflets, booklets, teaching kits and other publications produced by EPD, other government departments, local and overseas green groups, community groups and other organizations on various environmental topics.
  • Local and overseas environmental journals and press cuttings in different categories.
  • Information on various local green funds.
  • Access to environmental information through the Internet.

Exhibition Area

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  • Introduction to a traditional Hakka style Hoi Pa village house.
  • Panels displaying up-to-date environmental news and information.

Computer Room

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  • Computers for CD-ROMs on various environmental and conservation issues.
  • A television set for videos, sound-slide programmes, laser discs and VCDs.

AV Room

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  • A sound-slide projector, a television set with video cassette recorder and laser disc player particularly suitable for organizing environmental talks and seminars.

Green Home Exhibition Area Special Features

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  • An area displaying a Hakka style kitchen in the old days.
  • A Chinese plaque and a Chinese couplet composed by Mrs. Betty Tung, the wife of the ex-Chief Executive, are hung at the entrance of the Centre.

Address

Tak Wah Park, Tak Wah Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories. (short walk from Tsuen Wan MTR Station)

Location Map  Link to GeoInfo Map

Enquiry & Booking : 2944 8204

Opening hours :

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Closed on Sundays and public holidays

 

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