Room S421, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai
The public are invited to “participate, actively deliberate, understand the current status of waste management thermal technologies and the applicability of these technologies to Hong Kong.” Admission is free of charge on a first come first serve basis.
“Thermal treatment technology is gaining momentum around the world in order to meet the challenges in the disposal of ever-increasing volumes of municipal solid waste (MSW) simultaneously producing energy. Despite the wide application of combustion-based treatment technologies, still the acceptance of these technologies by the public is a major factor of concern. This public forum focuses on revealing the myths & facts, pros & cons, developments in pollution abatement systems and the current status of different thermal technologies. Expert panelists will deliver short presentations and open for discussion with participants.” … details
“Traffic generated by waste management facility will be light.” Elvis W. K. Au, Assistant Director of Environmental Protection, April 17, SCMP
“Statistically significant increase in the risk of dying from cancer in towns near incinerators and installations for the recovery or disposal of hazardous waste.” http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23160082