The need to reduce and recycle waste is crucial to Hong Kong, with our large population and rapidly filling disposal facilities. Here you can 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.
The Environmental Protection Department is taking forward the Community Green Stations (CGSs) projects to strengthen the support for waste reduction and recycling as well as environmental education at the district level, instilling a green living culture in the community.
EcoPark, the first recycling-business park in Hong Kong located in Tuen Mun Area 38, provides long-term land at affordable rent to the recycling industry in Hong Kong with a view to encouraging investment in advanced technology and value-added recycling processes. It is developed in two phases, providing a total of 14-hectare of rentable land to recycling industries.
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.
Government encourages citizens to reduce and recycle food waste. The "Food Waste Recycling Project in Housing Estates" funded by Environment and Conservation Fund supports housing estates to organize education and promotion programme on food waste reduction and to install onsite facilities to recycle food waste.