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#HKU Waste Reduction

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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
@HKU Campus

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2020

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.

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2021

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

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2022 

Rebrand and reallocate all recycle bins to strategic locations to facilitate recycling

Landfill Management

2023

Conduct a throughout waste audit and Municipal Solid Waste Charging (MSW) drill to prepare HKU community for the upcoming MSW Charging by the government

Upcoming Events

Zero Waste Workshop: Coffee Grounds Body Soap
Zero Waste Workshop: Coffee Grounds Body Soap
11 Mar 2024 (Mon)
Room 302, Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre

Past Events

  • Zero Waste Workshop: Coffee Grounds Body Soap
    Zero Waste Workshop: Coffee Grounds Body Soap
    Join our Coffee Grounds Body Soap Workshop to learn more about the green story of body soap as well as DIY your own body soap with natural materials and leftover coffee grounds.
  • Zero Waste Workshop: Coffee Grounds Body Scrub
    Zero Waste Workshop: Coffee Grounds Body Scrub
    2 & 3 Nov, 2023 (11:00am - 3:00pm)
    Have you ever considered turning coffee grounds into skincare products? Leftover coffee grounds can serve as the base for a natural, eco-friendly body scrub. By combining them with other natural ingredients, you can create a body scrub that is not only effective but also free of plastic microbeads!
  • Eco Goodies Giveaway
    Eco Goodies Giveaway
    #renewing

Explore

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re Kiosk

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re Bin map

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Smart Bin

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Lunchbox Lending System

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Garbage Recycling

Recycling 101

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Ditch Disposables 101

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