Category Archives: Waste

Chickens ate my garbage

The French village of Pince has come up with an innovative way of responding to the EU Directive to divert domestic waste from going into landfills. They have decided to give a couple of chickens to each household to keep … Continue reading

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HK Waste Disposal

It’s excellent news that the HK government are unable to get the money necessary to go ahead with their plans to build an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau off Lantau Island. No doubt the problem will now be postponed until … Continue reading

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Swap Party Revisited

Transition South Lantau is finally shaking itself into life as we emerge from this – for Hong Kong – interminable winter. It’s only been cold in relation to what we normally get here during the winter months, but it will … Continue reading

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Not In My Backyard, Mate!

The recent public meeting about the proposed development of an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau was better than going to the circus. Considering the strength of the opposition to the superprison a few years ago, followed by the recent protests … Continue reading

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