Controls under the Waste Disposal Ordinance (Cap. 354) have been fully implemented for the proper management of chemical waste in Hong Kong since 1993.
Chemical waste producers
Chemical waste producers are required to register with the Environmental Protection Department before engaging in activities that produce chemical waste
Chemical waste should be properly packed and labelled, and stored in a safe manner prior to collection and disposal.
All movements of chemical waste should be accompanied by "trip-ticket" forms for monitoring and record purpose.
- Only licensed waste collectors should transport chemical waste.
- Treatment and disposal (including reprocessing and recycling of chemical waste should be carried out at licensed facilities.
For details, please refer to the following guide books:-
A Guide to the Chemical Waste Control Scheme
A Guide to the Registration of Chemical Waste Producers
Packaging, Labelling and Storage of Chemical Wastes
Handling, Transportation and Disposal of Asbestos Waste
Handling, Transportation and Disposal of PCB Waste