Composting in Hong Kong’s residential buildings

Hong Kong is a city with a population of 7 million people in an area of 1,104 km2, almost the size of London, UK (1572 km2). Limited land created a dense infrastructure and the territory became a centre of modern architecture, and one of the world’s most vertical cities. Hong Kong has a long-term commitment to … Continued

Sik Sik Yuen Temple becoming green by composting

Sik Sik Yuen is a temple first founded in 1921. It is a religious charitable organization that practices Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. For years, Sik Sik Yuen has been pursuing to become a “Green Temple”. The temple records over 5 million visitors each year, and has put in place many green initiatives to demonstrate publicly … Continued

Beach Rotana Hotel reducing food waste onsite

Rotana hotel Management Corporation was founded in 1992 opening their first property, Beach Rotana – Abu Dhabi in 1993. Rotana has expanded from two properties in 1003 to 48 properties in 2013 in 20 cities. The Rotana sustainability journey started in 2012 with an aim to “Respect and Protect” the people and the planet by … Continued

Macau International Airport Composting Food Waste!

Macau International Airport (MIA) always bears its social responsibility and commits to protecting the environment in order to develop a “Green Airport”. They have successfully reduced its carbon emissions, and has become accredited within the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme at Level 2 – “Reduction”. In addition to the sustainable development at Macau International Airport, they have … Continued

Composting at Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies

Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies is a public institution of higher education which is administered by the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government. The institution offers degrees in tourism, heritage and hospitality. The Institute for Tourism Studies organized a task force, “IFT Occupational Safety and Health & Green Task Force”, to … Continued

Composting food waste in secondary school

Composting food waste on-site at schools doesn’t just benefit the environment by diverting food waste from landfills, it also provides an invaluable learning education opportunity for students. Wah Yan College in Hong Kong, with the support from the Environmental Protection Department, purchased Oklin’s food waste composter. Mike Lai, a teacher at Wah Yan College says … Continued

Composting food waste in Czech supermarkets

Albert Hypermarket in Czech Republic is a division of the Netherland-based Royal Ahold company. Royal Ahold aspires to be an environmentally responsible company, and have begun pilot projects to compost organic store waste, resulting in lower disposal costs, better cardboard recycling, and less waste to landfills. In 2013, Albert Hypermarket installed a GG50 to compost fruits … Continued

Composting on Mui Wo Island – Hong Kong

Mui Wo Island is a rural town on the eastern coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong with a population of approximately 5500 residents. The Hong Kong Outlying Islands Women’s Association (OIWA) coordinated a food waste recycling scheme where participating families are provided with air-tight food waste containers to store food waste. The containers are … Continued

Macau Solid Waste Incineration Center

Macau has an estimated population of 575,000 living in an area of 30.3 km2 (11.6 sq mi). It takes 30 minutes to travel by car from the north end of Macau bordering China to the south end of Macau. It is considered one of the most densely populated region in the world. With Macao’s small geographic area and high cost … Continued

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