Solid Waste Management in Hong Kong. Municipal Solid Waste

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Solid Waste Management in Hong Kong </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Municipal Solid Waste </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Increasing trend of solid waste </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Increasing municipal solid waste rapid population growth More economic activities More effluent due to rising living standard More wastage of resources Attitude of the public </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Types of solid waste </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Construction &amp; demolition waste </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Increasing construction waste Growth of property market Rising living standard Improved economic conditions Infrastructural projects developed by the government Growth of construction industries </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Chemical waste </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Special waste </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Ways of disposing solid waste Composting Recycling Landfills Incineration Energy-from-waste facilities </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Composting </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Sha Ling Composting Plant </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Landfills </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Refuse transfer station </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Recovery of landfill gases </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> Restoration of landfill sites </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> Incineration </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> Ecopark </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> What is an eco-park? Hong Kong currently recycles 40% of its municipal solid waste (MSW) over 90% of recovered recyclable materials are exported less than 10% are treated locally and re-manufactured into useful products. to promote the local recycling industry to provide a sustainable solution to our waste problems to realize the full potential of the local recycling industry to alleviate the heavy reliance on the export of recyclable materials recovered from Hong Kong. </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> Integrated Waste Management Facilities Tsang Tsui / West New Territories Due to the saturation of land fills Comparative advantages of incineration over landfill A controversial issue: air pollution problems </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> Other measures of waste management Legislation Construction Waste Disposal Charging Scheme $125/tonne </li> </ul>


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