#HKU Waste Reduction
re Campaign aims to reduce on-campus solid waste to prep for implementation of Municipal Solid Waste Charging Policy and support the vision of Waste Blueprint for Hong Kong 2035 set out by the government.
Milestones on Waste Reduction
Launch a campus-wide Single-use Plastic Free Campus Policy
- Plastic bottles of 1L or more, plastic straws and cutleries are banned from HKU campus and replaced by biodegradable or reusable options.
A brand new recycling landmark re Kiosk to facilitate education and expand the types of recyclables collected on campus
Join EPD’s pilot scheme of Food Waste Collection
- Over 55 tons of food waste recycled in the 1st year from campus catering outlets
Rebrand and reallocate all recycle bins to strategic locations to facilitate recycling
Conduct a throughout waste audit and Municipal Solid Waste Charging (MSW) drill to prepare HKU community for the upcoming MSW Charging by the government