No Time to Waste: Hong Kong to Implement a Waste Charging Bill 

No Time to Waste: Hong Kong to Implement a Waste Charging Bill  PRESS RELEASE  Hong Kong, 26 August 2021 — After nearly two decades of delay, Hong Kong lawmakers voted in favour of the Waste Disposal (Charging for Municipal Solid Waste) (Amendment) Bill 2018 (“the Bill”), which will see citizens paying $0.11 for every liter produced. This marks a key milestone in the city’s waste management plan.   The waste charging…

Civic Exchange’s Response to “Hong Kong Roadmap on Popularisation of Electrical Vehicles”

Civic Exchange welcomes the Government’s release of its electric vehicle (EV) roadmap, a critical component for Hong Kong to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. While EV technology forms a vital part of improving efficiency and directly lowering carbon intensity, the Government must ensure that complementary measures, i.e. those that avoid journeys and those that shift…

Civic Exchange’s Submission to Bills Committee Formed on 16 October 2020 to Study the Waste Disposal (Charging for Municipal Solid Waste) (Amendment) Bill 2018

Civic Exchange fully supports the Legislative Council’s efforts to pass the Waste Disposal (Charging for Municipal Solid Waste) (Amendment) Bill (MSW bill) before the end of the 2020/21 Legislative year. The implementation of municipal solid waste pricing, following the ‘Polluter-Pays Principle’, will be an important cornerstone for substantial improvement of Hong Kong’s waste management system.…