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  8. Sino-forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment, Hong Kong Baptist University ISP-1516-010 (Project details)



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Project Details
Reference No. ISP-1516-010
Applicants Sino-forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment, Hong Kong Baptist University
Summary of Project Results

The project was implemented in 2 phases. Results were summarised as follows:

Phase 1: An operational guideline for recycling of waste papers, waste glass, waste plastics and waste metals was developed, a review on the existing situation of local recycling operators, study tours to Korea, business exploration tour to Mainland, a recyclers’ forum and a promotional seminar were conducted.

Phase 2: Tips for recycling of waste paper and plastics and an interaction platform were developed, a survey study to evaluate the capability and efficiency of the recycling firms and outreach training were conducted, promotional videos were produced, recycling shops of different types was upgraded, a study mission to Mainland and a recyclers’ forum were organised in order to promote clean recycling of waste paper and plastics and support recyclers to adapt to Mainland’s more stringent requirements on recyclable import.

Project Deliverables Hong Kong Recycling Industry: an Operation Guide (in Chinese only)
Commencement Date 07-Jul-2016
Completion Date 06-Apr-2019
Project Duration (Months) 33
Approximate Approved Amount (HKD) $5,520,000
Type(s) of Recyclables Waste paper, waste glass bottles, waste plastics, waste metals
Target Quantity Processed(1)(2)(3)(tonnes) Nil

(1) Target quantity processed refers to the quantity of recyclables expected to be collected for the whole project.
(2) The figures are rounded to the nearest hundred.
(3) Some Industry Support Programmes aim to enhance the overall capability and productivity of the recycling industry, including providing training courses to enhance the skills of recycling practitioners, enhancing safety and health standards and certification/ registration schemes, developing guidelines and setting up economic incentive schemes, etc., and therefore no target quantity processed was set.