Sunday, 18 March 2012

Asia's waste city?

Today's anti-incinerator protest saw hordes from (mostly) Lantau disembark at the ferry piers, and march, via Pacific Place, to the new Legco headquarters at Tamar.



Why? For her future...



and for his:


It's for the environment too - click here to see what's at stake

EXTRA, EXTRA:
(Update on 19/3) One of the photos from the Land of no cheese flickr stream is the current featured photo on the cool China expat site, Lost Laowai. Go and see!
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3 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing this story! I never thought that China was facing such an issue. As far as I know (from my university lessons) China is actually investing plenty of resources into "green" initiatives. Correct me if I'm mistaken.

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  2. Well, Hong Kong has a real problem with waste disposal - there are no recycling initiatives here and no incentives to throw away less. China is investing in the green technology market (such a solar energy), but people do not have a very envionmentally-friendly lifestyle.

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  3. Thank you for your answer, now I know the other side of the story!

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