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Hong Kong’s Climate Action Plan 2030+

The Environment Bureau launched Hong Kong’s Climate Action Plan 2030+ on January 20, 2017, which outlines the longer-term action in combating climate change. It also sets out Hong Kong’s carbon emission reduction target for 2030.  For details of the Action Plan, please click here.

Practical Guide on Carbon Audit and Management (2016 Edition)

To facilitate public and private sectors to kick start their carbon management, EPD has compiled carbon management guidebook to serve as step-by-step reference to build up the capability of carbon auditing, and promote carbon management best practices. You may view the guidebook by clicking link here.

2015 Reports on Marine and River Water Quality in Hong Kong Published

The reports provide an overview of the state of Hong Kong's marine waters and rivers in 2015. For details on marine water quality please see the 2015 marine report. For details on water quality of rivers please see the 2015 river report.

Regional Air Quality Monitoring results for 2015

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network  released a report on the 2015 monitoring results on 28 June 2016.

Hong Kong’s first sludge treatment facility T•PARK opens

T·PARK, Hong Kong’s first self-sustained sludge treatment facility, was officially opened by Chief Executive CY Leung on May 19, marking a significant step forward in Hong Kong’s waste-to-energy journey.  With a well-designed self-sustaining operational system, T·PARK combines a variety of advanced technologies into a single complex, bringing together sludge incinerators with a treatment capacity of up to 2,000 tonnes of sludge per day, with power generation, desalination, educational and ecological facilities to showcase the benefits of the waste-to-energy approach in waste management. More information about T·PARK is available at its thematic website: www.tpark.hk.

2015 Beach Water Quality Report published today (1 April 2016)

The water quality of all 41 gazetted beaches in Hong Kong has now achieved the required standard for bathing waters for six consecutive years since 2010. As reported in the 2015 Report, this achievement is brought about through continuous efforts of the Government to implement pollution abatement measures over the past years.  The report can be viewed at the EPD website or the thematic website.

"Waste Cooking Oils" (WCO) Recycling Administrative Registration Scheme

The “Waste Cooking Oils” (WCO) Recycling Administrative Registration Scheme accepts registration applications now. This Scheme aims to promote recycling and enhance the overall operational standard of the local WCO recycling industry, as well as to safeguard public health. For details, please click here.

Climate Change Report

The Environment Bureau launched on November 6, 2015 the Hong Kong Climate Change Report 2015, which outlines the work and joint efforts of the HKSARG and the key private-sector stakeholders in responding to climate change. It also provides an account of Hong Kong's climate change actions prior to the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference so that the public can have a more complete picture of Hong Kong's contributions to concerted global action. For details of the report, please click here.

Food Wise Eateries Scheme

The Food Wise Eateries Scheme has already launched. The Scheme consists of two classes, namely Gold Class and Silver Class. Eatery outlets joining the Scheme commit themselves to cultivating the practice of "waste less" among their customers as well as taking measures to reduce food waste. For details, please click here.

Click, Drink then Recycle

 "Clink, Drink then Recycle" glass bottle recycling programme has been launched at 14 major shopping malls and commercial buildings since October 2015 to encourage restaurants and food premises located there to join glass bottle recycling and to promote the green culture of "use less, waste less".

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