EPD Archives - Inside Retail Asia
Organisers of the second phase of the Hong Kong government’s ‘Plastic-Free Takeaway, Use Reusable Tableware’ campaign claim it has saved more than 1 million disposable items.
Wan Chai’s branch of Bonnie Vegetables and Fruit Wholesale Limited has convicted for causing noise nuisance and fined $8000.
Electrical equipment seller EasyTalk has been convicted of five charges under the Product Eco-Responsibility Ordinance.
Four chain vegetable and fresh meat shops at Lane-Square in Tai Po have been fined after a government clampdown on excessive noise.
The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) has fined two vegetable stalls for using loudspeakers.
Overnight renovations at Sogo Department Store have cost workers $30,500 in fines for noise disturbance.
The Hong Kong government has announced the first conviction for contravention of the plastic bag law introduced last year.
Environmental Protection Department officials are continuing to promote the compulsory plastic bag levy to retailers as part of a carrot and stick approach to enforcement.