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Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
Public Administration Presentation  Waste Reduction Programme[1]
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Public Administration Presentation Waste Reduction Programme[1]

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  • 1. Waste Reduction Programme Future Trend of Hong Kong-Landfills or Incineration? Lam Ka Man, Karman (09422242) Liu Hiu Ming, Ming (09422234) Hong Kong Baptist University Public Administration (POLS 7050)
  • 2. Contents <ul><li>Current problem </li></ul><ul><li>Current policies </li></ul><ul><li>Features of Landfills & Incineration </li></ul><ul><li>PEST Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestion </li></ul>
  • 3. Disposal of Solid Waste in HK West New Territories North East New Territories South East New Territories
  • 4. FULL FULL 3 existing landfills will be full in 2010 FULL Current Problem Limited place to build other landfills ! EPD, 2009
  • 5. <ul><li>Target 1: </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) generated in HK by 1% per annum up to the year 2014. </li></ul><ul><li>Target 2: </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the overall recovery rate of MSW to 45% (2009) and 50% (2014). </li></ul><ul><li>Target 3: </li></ul><ul><li>To reduce the total MSW disposed of in landfills to less than 25% (2014). </li></ul>A policy Framework for the Management of Municipal Solid Waste (2005-2014) 2005-06 Policy Address
  • 6. 2007-08 Policy Address - A New Direction for Hong Kong - <ul><li>A pressing need to expand 3 landfills </li></ul><ul><li>Try to identify suitable sites for developing Integrated Waste Management Facilities ( IWMF ) </li></ul><ul><li>Incineration as core technology </li></ul>Policy Address 07-08
  • 7. 2009-10 Policy Address - Breaking New Ground Together - <ul><li>Extend existing Landfill </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt advanced incineration technology </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct impact assessment studies on potential sites for IWMF at Shek Kwu Chau & Tsing Tsui Ash Lagoons in Tuen Mun </li></ul>Policy Address 09-10
  • 8. Other policies <ul><ul><li>3R plan (Recycle, Reuse and Reduction) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Polluter/ Producer – Pay Scheme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levy Scheme on Plastic Bags </li></ul></ul>Policy Address, EDP 2009
  • 9. Landfill VS Incinerator MSW, 2005; EDP 09 Est. $250 million s $432 millions / year (2004) Running Cost Est $5 billions $6 billions Construction cost Est 10 ha. 270 ha. (3 existing landfills) Area of land used Est 3000 tones/day 16,000 tones/day Solid Waste disposal rate Incinerator Landfill N on-incinerable leftovers after burning Huge area Cannot reuse the land in a short period Find another alternatives once it’s full Disadvantages other than pollution Save cost Decrease 90% Volume of solid waste High technology Handle more solid waste Land Use Methane Advantages
  • 10. <ul><li>PEST Analysis </li></ul>
  • 11. Political Gov <ul><li>Executive-led Government </li></ul><ul><li>No strong bonding with pro-government alliance in Legislative Council </li></ul><ul><li>Low bargaining power to Legislative member , environmentalists </li></ul>Mr Howard LIU, ED, Greenpeace We will never accept any kind of incineration! Green, UBEAT, HKCU 2008
  • 12. Economic EPD, 09 Polluter Pay Scheme recover scrap metals generate electricity 3R
  • 13. Social Build Incineration Site selection Air pollution No-Burning Health
  • 14. Technology Modern Incineration Destroy nearly all dioxin More complete combustion of solid waste Generate electricity and recover scrap metal EPD, 09
  • 15. News Reporter: Mr. Gavin PUN Support construction of incinerator… Suggestion 1: Media is a good channel!
  • 16. COPY PASTE! Consult foreign technology and knowledge Invite Experts
  • 17. R educe R ecycle R euse
  • 18. Your responsibility
  • 19. References <ul><li>EPD, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/environmentinhk/waste/waste_maincontent.html </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Address 05-06, MSW Framework </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/msw/htm_en/executive/main.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Address 07/08 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.policyaddress.gov.hk/07-08/eng/p47.html </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Address 09/10 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.policyaddress.gov.hk/09-10/eng/p69.html </li></ul><ul><li>Green, UBEAT, HKCU 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.com.cuhk.edu.hk/ubeat/010444/green.htm </li></ul>
  • 20. The End I HK

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