Communications & Technology

Waste & Recycling in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has an imminent waste problem. Learn about what municipal solid waste is, how significant our waste problem is, and how the Government tackles the problem.

Municipal Solid Waste

The management of solid waste is a complex and evolving process in Hong Kong. Learn about municipal solid waste, where we dispose of it, how landfills are being reused, and other ways in which waste is being managed.

Municipal Solid Waste

Construction Waste

Hong Kong has always had a high level of construction activity. While this is a sign of prosperity, the waste generated by the construction industry has always been a problem.  Learn more about construction waste, how it is treated, the Government’s waste management strategy, the Construction Waste Disposal Charging Scheme and what you can do to reduce waste production.

Construction Waste

Waste Reduction & Recycling

The need to reduce and recycle waste is crucial to Hong Kong, with our large population and rapidly filling disposal facilities. Find out why recycling is important, what the Government is doing to encourage it, how you can recycle waste and where to obtain more information.

Waste Reduction & Recycling

Sludge Treatment Facility (T·PARK)

T ▪ PARK, the state-of-the-art Sludge Treatment Facility located in Tuen Mun, reflects Hong Kong’s vision to embrace the concept of “waste-to-energy” and to transform people’s attitudes towards waste management. The unique self-sufficient facility features a variety of advanced technologies combining with recreational, educational and ecological elements which is a showcase for sustainable waste management.

Sludge Treatment Facility (T·PARK)

Recycling Fund

The Recycling Fund was launched in October 2015 and is open for application all year round. The Recycling Fund aims to promote the recovery and recycling of waste by facilitating the recycling industry to upgrade its operational capabilities and efficiency for its sustainable development.  Further information about the Recycling Fund is available on our website.

Recycling Fund
Last review date: June 2017