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Plastic-free tableware campaign saves 1.2 million items

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.

Produce chain Bonnie Vegetables fined again for causing disturbance

Wan Chai’s branch of Bonnie Vegetables and Fruit Wholesale Limited has convicted for causing noise nuisance and fined $8000.

Online electronics retailer EasyTalk fined over TV sale

Electrical equipment seller EasyTalk has been convicted of five charges under the Product Eco-Responsibility Ordinance.

Tai Po retailers fined for repeated noise offences

​Four chain vegetable and fresh meat shops at Lane-Square in Tai Po have been fined after a government clampdown on excessive noise.

EPD fines noisy vegetable stalls  

The Environmental Protection Department (EPD)​ has fined two vegetable stalls for using loudspeakers.

Workers fined for Sogo Department Store noise

Overnight renovations at Sogo Department Store have cost workers $30,500 in fines for noise disturbance.

First conviction for HK plastic bag law breach

The Hong Kong government has announced the first conviction for contravention of the plastic bag law introduced last year.

Carrot and stick approach to plastic bag levy

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.