Recycling and Circular Economy Plans in a Tight Spot

Recycling and Circular Economy Plans in a Tight Spot   COVID-19 has exposed many weaknesses in the preparedness of our social and economic institutions and processes. This includes our fragile framework for reducing single-use products and packaging as well as creating a circular economy. In reality, there have been both positive and negative impacts of…

New Target To Reduce Waste

HONG KONG, 6 December 2018 — Over 80% of the one billion litres of packaged beverages consumed in Hong Kong in 2017 were not recycled. Civic Exchange today supports the report launch of Drink Without Waste (DWW), an initiative which brought together the city’s leading beverage companies and major stakeholders in pledging to recover 70% to 90% of…

Civic Exchange Joins Anti-Waste Group

HONG KONG, 22 December 2017 — Civic Exchange has joined Drink Without Waste: The Single-Use Beverage Packaging Working Group, along with more than 20 other organisations  from the business, academic and environmental fields. The goal of the initiative is to  develop solutions for reducing waste from beverage consumption. Urgent action is needed to reduce the 136 tonnes of…