HONG KONG AWARDS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL LABELS
WASTEWI$E LABEL GUIDEBOOK
April 2013
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Preface
Building on the success of various government initiated awards to promote environmental
awareness in the community, the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence
(HKAEE) is a merger and extension of three former environmental award schemes, namely
the Hong Kong Eco-Business Awards, the Wastewi$e Scheme and the Hong Kong Energy
Efficiency Awards. In line with government policy on the environment and the need of the
community, the HKAEE aims to encourage businesses and organizations to adopt green
management and innovations, as well as to present them with an opportunity to benchmark
their commitment towards environmental excellence.
Started in 2008, the HKAEE is led by the Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC)
alongside the Environmental Protection Department and in conjunction with nine
organizations, namely, in alphabetical order, the Advisory Council on the Environment, the
Business Environment Council, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, the Chinese
Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong, the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, the
Hong Kong Chinese Importers’ & Exporters’ Association, the Hong Kong Council of Social
Service, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong Productivity
Council.
As an environmental award that aims for excellence, the
HKAEE takes the pyramidal shape as the form of its
logo to show the commitment of different sectors of
society for reaching excellence in environmental
performance. At the apex of the logo is a tender leaf
that symbolizes the growth of environmental awareness
in the community. The white ribbon that wraps around
the pyramid forms the letter “Q” to represent both
quality and qualified environmental performance of the
awarded organizations.
The HKAEE has been recognized by the community as one of the most prestigious and
reputable award schemes in Hong Kong. In 2013, four schemes will be offered, namely,
“Environmental Labels”, “Carbon“Less” Certificates”, “Green Innovations Awards” and
“Sectoral Awards”. The Environmental Labels scheme offers recognition to those that have
achieved goals in waste reduction, energy conservation, improving indoor air quality (IAQ)
and improving environmental attributes of their products. The Carbon“Less” Certificates
scheme recognizes organizations with carbon reduction achievements.
The Green
Innovations Awards scheme recognizes the achievements of a green innovation rather than
the overall environmental achievement of an organization. The Sectoral Awards scheme
grants awards to organizations of designated sectors with an overall outstanding
environmental performance.
There are four Environmental Labels, namely Wastewi$e, Energywi$e, IAQwi$e and
Productwi$e. The Environmental Labels scheme aims to encourage, benchmark and
recognize the efforts of organizations in waste reduction, energy saving, indoor air quality
improvement and product environmental attributes improvement. They are designed to
complement the existing mechanisms or with reference to existing standards as far as
practicable. Participants can join any of the four Environmental Labels at any time and there
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is no limit for the number of awardees. Participants will be awarded the Class of Excellence
or Class of Good, depending on their achievements.
Organizations applying for an Environmental Label will be required to demonstrate their
commitment to self-improvement in specific environmental aspects. Achievements in
respective environmental improvements will form the basis of granting Labels. In addition,
participants are highly encouraged to educate others, both organizations in the same sector
and the community at large, on the benefits and practices of environmental initiatives.
This Wastewi$e Label Guidebook is designed for use by all business/organization operators
in Hong Kong. It details the Wastewi$e Label rules, process and benefits of joining the Label.
Furthermore, the Guidebook presents an overview of sustainable waste reduction practices
that businesses/organizations could implement within their establishments. All
businesses/organizations are welcome to join this meaningful scheme to demonstrate their
commitment to creating a better environment for Hong Kong.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
INTRODUCTION
Hong Kong’s Waste Problem
Government Policy and Initiatives
What Can Businesses/Organizations Do?
How Can This Guidebook Help You?
2
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
THE WASTEWI$E LABEL
Objectives of the Wastewi$e Label
Co-operation Structure
Eligibility to the Wastewi$e Label
Wastewi$e Label Benefits
3
3.1
3.2
3.3
WASTEWI$E LABEL CRITERIA AND PROCESS
Goal Categories
Wastewi$e Label Process
Applying for the Wastewi$e Label
4
4.1
4.2
4.3
WASTEWI$E LABEL MEMBERSHIP AND LABEL USE
Wastewi$e Label Membership
Use of the Wastewi$e Label
Final Message
APPENDICES
I
What You Can Do To Reduce Waste
II
Forms and Worksheets
WW/01 : Application Form
WW/02 : Goal Identification Form
WW/03 : Assessment and Reporting Form
III
Example of Goal Identification Form
IV
Acknowledgement and Enquiry
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1.
INTRODUCTION
1.1
Hong Kong’s Waste Problem
Each year, Hong Kong produces millions of tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW).
MSW requires efficient collection, transfer and proper disposal. In 2011 alone, a total
of 6.30 million tonnes were generated, of which 3.02 million tonnes (48%) were
recovered and 3.28 million tonnes (52%) were disposed of at landfills. The continued
growth in wasteloads means Hong Kong is running out of landfill space far earlier
than expected, and the existing landfills will be filled up, one by one, by 2020. Unless
solutions are identified immediately, we could face a crisis in the next decade of
having nowhere to put the thousands of tonnes of waste thrown away each day.
1.2
Government Policy and Initiatives
Hong Kong’s growing waste problem could be solved if we ceased producing waste.
However, this is not a realistic goal, yet achievable measures can be taken to reduce
waste. New, effective and long-term measures to help reduce the amount of waste
generated, reuse, recycle and dispose of waste are sought to improve the current
situation.
In 1998, the Government unveiled the Waste Reduction Framework Plan (WRFP),
which sets out the various initiatives for waste reduction. The progress of the Plan was
reviewed in 2001. It is found that although we have made some progress in the overall
waste recovery rate, there is still room for improvement in different aspects in waste
reduction and domestic waste recovery. The review recommends a series of measures
to facilitate domestic waste separation and recovery in Hong Kong.
The Environmental Protection Department published "A Policy Framework for the
Management of Municipal Solid Waste in Hong Kong (2005-2014)" in December
2005. The Policy Framework sets out the strategy and measures to address the MSW
problem in Hong Kong in the next decade. The main vein of the strategy is to
implement the polluter-pays principle through MSW charging and producer
responsibility schemes (PRSs). The Policy Framework proposes simple, yet effective,
economic tools that would create incentives for the community to recycle more and
discard less.
The Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance was enacted in July 2008. The Ordinance is
a piece of “framework” legislation that provides a legal basis for implementing
producer responsibility scheme in Hong Kong. Under the Ordinance, the Product Ecoresponsibility (Plastic Shopping Bags) Regulation was enacted in April 2009 and the
actual charging of the environmental levy has commenced on 7 July 2009. The
objective of the levy scheme is to provide a direct economic incentive to encourage
the public to switch to reusable shopping bags with a view to reducing the
indiscriminate use of the plastic shopping bags. In January 2010, the Environment
Bureau issued a consultation document to seek public views on introducing legislation
to implement a mandatory producer responsibility scheme for the proper management
of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
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In 7 February 2013, the Environment Bureau released a consultation document on the
implementation of a mandatory producer responsibility scheme (PRS) for glass
beverage bottles. The consultation document proposes a government-led approach
under which the Government on the one hand would appoint a contractor to collect
and recycle glass beverage bottles, and on the other hand would collect recycling fees
from suppliers of glass-bottled beverages to cover PRS operation costs in line with the
"polluter pays" principle. The document also proposes that beverage retailers should
provide recycling information and glass recyclers should be licensed. The threemonth public consultation will end on 7 May 2013.
1.3
What Can Businesses/Organizations Do?
Joining the Wastewi$e Label
Many members of Hong Kong’s private and public sectors have initiated waste
reduction measures within their operations, including the establishment of paper
waste recycling programmes and the education of staff regarding the purchase of
recyclable materials. These organizations have realized that by minimizing the
amount of resources they use, they can substantially benefit from the cost savings they
obtain. Furthermore, the combined effects of their actions help Hong Kong since they
result in resource protection and decreased pressure on landfills. Businesses/
Organizations can help to reduce the amount of waste they generate by undertaking
waste reduction measures, educating staff on ways to reduce waste and by joining the
Wastewi$e Label.
Wastewi$e Label members will be presented with a number of new waste reduction
initiatives; for example, some of the following measures may be suggested:
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1.4
using supplies and materials more efficiently;
using or manufacturing minimal or reusable packaging ;
using and maintaining durable equipment and supplies;
reusing products and supplies;
exchanging, selling or giving away goods for recycling that are no longer required;
reducing the use of hazardous constituents in product manufacture (reducing the
potential risk of pollution from those products);
material recovery and recycling;
purchasing of products with high recycled content; and
monitoring and publication of targets and performance.
How Can This Guidebook Help You?
This Wastewi$e Label Guidebook outlines the rules, process and benefits of joining
the Wastewi$e Label. Furthermore, it provides a series of practical measures that
businesses/organizations can implement to help reduce, reuse and recycle waste
within their operations. A collection of useful forms, worksheets and examples are
also included in this guidebook for use of business/organization. All Hong Kong
businesses/organizations, no matter whether they have substantial waste management
experience or possess little or no knowledge of waste reduction practices, are all
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encouraged to apply. Joining the Wastewi$e Label is easy, you can learn the process
by reading Section 3 of this guidebook.
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2.
THE WASTEWI$E LABEL
2.1
Objectives of the Wastewi$e Label
The Wastewi$e Label is a recognition scheme established to:
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2.2
Encourage Hong Kong businesses/organizations in adopting measures to reduce
the amount of waste generated within their establishments or generated through
the services and products they provide; and
Recognize the waste reduction efforts of those companies.
Co-operation Structure
The Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC) is the organizer of the Label in
association with other joint organizers. Wastewi$e Adviser is responsible for
coordinating, assessing and assisting the organizations that join the Label. Guided by
the Awards Committee and the Adviser, organizations that join the Label will
fundamentally work on a self-initiated basis to achieve waste reduction goals.
The Wastewi$e Adviser will work with each applicant and help them to determine
what measures they can take to reduce their waste, set waste reduction goals and
monitor their progress. Furthermore, when businesses/organizations achieve the goals
that they have set, their good efforts will be recognized and they will be granted the
use of the Wastewi$e Label.
2.3
Eligibility to the Wastewi$e Label
The Label is open to all local businesses and organizations as well as their individual
functional units that primarily operate within Hong Kong.
2.4
Wastewi$e Label Benefits
The Wastewi$e Label presents businesses/organizations with the opportunity to
improve their commitment towards environmental protection through waste reduction.
By joining and fulfilling the Label requirements, Label members can enjoy many
benefits:
Use of Prestigious Wastewi$e Label
The Label is synonymous with demonstrating exceptional leadership within the
environmental arena and can be used for publicizing members’ achievements
regarding waste reduction.
Recognition and Publicity of Waste Reduction Achievements
Becoming a Wastewi$e Label member means entering into partnership with the
Government to achieve common environmental objectives. The ECC will commend
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organizations for their efforts through publicity and marketing activities that will
make their environmental achievements and contributions known to the public.
Recognition by the Caring Company Scheme
Subject to the endorsement of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), an
awardee of any one of the Environmental Labels will be recognized as having
fulfilled the criterion on "Caring for the Environment" under the Caring Company
Scheme. For details of the Caring Company Scheme, please visit the Caring
Company website at www.caringcompany.org.hk
Discount on the Hong Kong Green Mark Certification Scheme
Subject to the approval by the Hong Kong Q-Mark Council, Federation of Hong Kong
Industries (FHKI), discount on application fee and quarterly surveillance fees for each
first application for “Green Mark” certification may also be offered to the
Environmental Label(s) holders under the HKAEE. For details of the Hong Kong
Green Mark Certification Scheme, please visit the FHKI’s website at
www.industryhk.org/english/fs/fs_qmark/fs_qmark_gm.php
Discount on the Hong Kong Green Label Scheme
Subject to the approval by the Green Council, discount on application fee for each
first application for “Hong Kong Green Label” certification may also be offered to the
Environmental Label(s) holders under the HKAEE. For details of the Hong Kong
Green Label Scheme, please visit the Hong Kong Green Label Scheme website at
www.greenlabel.org.hk
Recognition on the Low-carbon Office Operation Programme (LOOP)
Subject to the endorsement of WWF-Hong Kong, awardees of the Wastewi$e Label
and Energywi$e Label of the Environmental Labels will receive 2.5 points in the
LOOP labelling verification (Maximum credits gained from the Environmental Labels
in LOOP labelling verification are 5 points or 5% of total credits). For details of
LOOP, please visit WWF-Hong Kong’s website at
www.wwf.org.hk/getinvolved/sustainablebusiness/
Cost Savings
Wastewi$e Label measures will enable the efficient use of materials within
business/organization operations, thereby achieving savings on purchasing materials.
Enhancing Productivity and Competitiveness
Waste reduction measures help to streamline business/organization operations and
thereby increase business competitiveness. Furthermore, businesses/organizations can
also attract those customers who value conducting business with companies that are
committed to improving environmental quality.
Obtaining Technical Assistance on Waste Reduction Practices
Wastewi$e Label members will have the help and support of the Wastewi$e Adviser
when needed. Enquiries can be made through the Label helpline. All assistance given
by the Wastewi$e Adviser is free of charge.
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Contribution to Environmental Protection
Everyone strives to live a comfortable and enjoyable life. Waste reduction can help to
create a better quality of life for all. By reducing the amount of waste generated, there
will be less demand for additional landfill space and hence our valuable land
resources can be better utilized to improve our living environment. Waste reduction
will also help to keep our environment clean.
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3.
WASTEWI$E LABEL CRITERIA AND PROCESS
3.1
Goal Categories
Figure 1: Three Goal Categories
Avoid & Reduce
Less
Waste
Purchase
Recycled
Products
Collect &
Recycle
The Wastewi$e Label comprises three key categories of measures that will benefit the
environment.
Goal Category 1- Waste Avoidance & Reduction Measures
Avoiding waste creation is one of the main activities that everyone can participate in
to help improve Hong Kong’s waste situation. Waste avoidance mainly requires
businesses/organizations to prevent/reduce their waste generation or reuse materials
that are otherwise thrown away during their daily operations. For example, asking
oneself should an item be thrown away or can it be used again. If everyone takes even
one simple measure to reduce waste each day, substantial reduction in the amount that
ends up in landfills can be obtained collectively.
Goal Category 2 – Collection & Recycling of Recyclable Materials
By recycling waste materials and turning them into other useable materials or
products, the amount of waste materials that end up in landfills will be reduced.
Everyone can help to participate in waste recycling programmes within their
workplaces.
Goal Category 3 - Purchase of Recycled Products
Every product purchased by an establishment has the potential to end up as waste.
The amount of waste generated can be reduced if decisions are made carefully during
product procurement. In instances where there are different brands of the same type of
product, those brands that are made of recycled materials should be purchased.
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Each category is designed to address a specific type of waste management area that
individually or collectively will lead to the ultimate goal of generating less waste.
3.2
Wastewi$e Label Process
Becoming a Wastewi$e Label member is a worthwhile yet simple activity. Businesses
/Organizations can join the Label at any time. Membership can last as long as
businesses/organizations comply with the Wastewi$e Label requirements. Figure 2
outlines the process for becoming a member of the Wastewi$e Label.
Figure 2 : Wastewi$e Label Process
STAGE
Application for the Label
ACTIVITY
Submission of application form by
participants.
Initial Review
Label Adviser will perform initial review
with the participants to identify possible
goals.
Defining Goals
Participants will define goals. Label
Adviser will provide assistance if necessary.
Detailed Assessment and Reporting
Label Adviser will carry out detailed
assessment and prepare an assessment
report for each application. Label Adviser
and Organizers will determine if the goals
are achieved.
Final Endorsement
The Organizers will review and endorse the
assessment report prepared by the Adviser.
Award of the Label
The Organizers will grant the
Environmental Label to successful
participants.
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3.3
Applying for the Wastewi$e Label
Application Form
To apply for the Wastewi$e Label, an organization should complete the Application
Form (WW/01) in this Guidebook and return it to the Wastewi$e Adviser or through
the on-line application on the website: www.hkaee.org.hk. Once the application has
been processed, the applicant will receive an individual Wastewi$e Membership
Number. This number will represent the organization and will remain with the
member for the duration of the time that they are in the Label, it will be used in all
future correspondence between the member, the ECC and the Wastewi$e Adviser.
Application to the Label is free of charge.
Initial Review
For the first time participants, once they have received their Wastewi$e Membership
Number, the Wastewi$e Adviser will carry out an Initial Review with them to fully
explain the aim of the Label and how the Label works. The Review will also serve to
examine the waste reduction measures undertaken within the business/organization
and to identify areas for improvement.
Defining Goals
The first time participants can set their goals according to the suggestions made in the
Initial Review. All existing members can set their goals according to their experiences
and needs. The Wastewi$e Adviser will help if necessary. All goals are to be achieved
in 9-12 months. The number of goals needed to obtain the Wastewi$e Label is listed
in Table 1.
Table 1 : Classes of Wastewi$e Label
Label
“Class of Good”
Ranking
Wastewi$e Label
Minimum
Achieved at least 3 new goals per
Requirements year covering at least 2 Goal
Categories set out in Section 3.1.
“Class of Excellence”
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Accumulation of 9 goals or more
covering at least 2 Goal
Categories set out in Section 3.1;
or
For holders of a valid Label in the
Class of Excellence, having
achieved at least 1 new goal in
each subsequent year from any of
the Goal Categories or a new goal
on motivating and supporting one
of its business partners (e.g.
suppliers) to join and successfully
obtain at least the Wastewi$e
Label in the Class of Good level.
Label Validity 1 year from the date of Label
1 year from the date of Label
accreditation, subject to renewal or accreditation, subject to renewal.
advancement to “Class of
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status.
Other than the basic requirements listed in Table 1, individual organizations are
encouraged to set more goals if they choose to do so. Once goals have been chosen,
the Goal Identification Form (WW/02) should be completed and sent to the
Wastewi$e Adviser for onward submission to the ECC Secretariat. The process of
choosing goals, completing the Goal Identification Form and sending it in is normally
completed within 2 months after the participant receives their Wastewi$e Membership
Number. Wastewi$e Label members who fail to submit the Goal Identification Form
to the Wastewi$e Adviser in time, their Wastewi$e Label membership status will be
terminated.
Box 1 : Wastewi$e Label Goal Determination Guidelines
SMART Goal-setting Guidelines
Principles
S
Significant
Specific
M
Measurable
A
Achievable
R
Realistic
T
Time-frame
Description
To focus on environmental aspects that
will deliver real benefit and make a
difference.
To be clear enough for staff members to
follow, with roles and inputs of different
responsible parties clearly stated.
To allow for an evaluation of progress
and a measure of success.
To allow both management and
employees to feel that the goal is realistic
and can be achieved within the
determined time scale without overstretching resources.
Detailed Assessment and Reporting
Participants, the ECC Secretariat and Wastewi$e Adviser will jointly determine if the
set goals have been achieved. Each member will be required to fill out an Assessment
and Reporting Form (WW/03). The Wastewi$e Adviser will then schedule an on-site
visit with the participants if appropriate.
An on-site visit will be scheduled and conducted by the Wastewi$e Adviser for all
new participants to verify the accomplished goals, whereas a random on-site visit will
be arranged for all existing Wastewi$e Label holders.
Final Endorsement
Reports will be submitted to the ECC Secretariat for final endorsement.
Award of Label
Granting of Wastewi$e Label to successful participants will take place quarterly.
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4.
WASTEWI$E LABEL MEMBERSHIP AND LABEL USE
4.1
Wastewi$e Label Membership
Wastewi$e Label members may be granted the use of one of the two prestigious
labels, the “Class of Good” Wastewi$e Label and the “Class of Excellence”
Wastewi$e Label. Both labels are synonymous with a high commitment to achieving
waste reduction in Hong Kong. Businesses/Organizations that display either label will
be recognized by customers, suppliers and business partners for their good work.
Furthermore, Wastewi$e Label members will benefit greatly from the publicity of the
use of the labels.
Label Validity
Each label granted to Wastewi$e Label member is valid for one year and is subject to
renewal or advancement to the “Class of Excellence” Wastewi$e Label status.
4.2
Use of the Wastewi$e Label
Wastewi$e Label members who successfully achieved the label requirements, upon
ECC’s consent, may use the label subject to the Guidelines for the Use of the
Wastewi$e Label as stipulated by the ECC, which will be distributed to Wastewi$e
Label members upon label conferment.
4.3
Final Message
Hong Kong’s growing waste problem can be controlled if everyone takes actions to
reduce, reuse and recycle waste. Businesses/Organizations in Hong Kong can play a
leading role in reducing waste and improving environmental quality by joining efforts
such as the Wastewi$e Label. The Wastewi$e Label has been designed to aid
businesses/organizations in the development of waste reduction goals and recognize
their efforts. Essentially, businesses/organizations can benefit through cost savings,
gain recognition and publicity by joining the Label. The Label provides a win-win
situation for both Hong Kong’s environment and businesses alike. Every
business/organization in Hong Kong is encouraged to join.
Appendix I : What You Can Do To Reduce Waste
Establish the Driving Force
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Appoint a “Green Manager” to co-ordinate and oversee your waste reduction programme and to keep track of
the progress and achievements of the programme.
Establish a task force comprising 2 to 5 staff members to support the Green Manager to roll out your waste
reduction programme. The task force members to be chosen should preferably be keen, energetic and
interested in protecting the environment.
Design and Implement Waste Reduction Measures to Achieve Goals
Measures to facilitate waste reuse and
recycling
See examples
in Box 1
Measures to reduce paper waste
See examples
in Box 2
Measures to reduce packaging
See examples
in Box 3
Measures to reduce other solid wastes
See examples
in Box 4
Measures to avoid wastage of materials
See examples
in Box 5
Measures to make use of your purchasing
power to reduce waste
See examples
in Box 6
Set up an Incentive and Recognition Mechanism
Establish incentive schemes to encourage your employees to contribute to your waste reduction
programme. Examples of such incentive schemes are:
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to openly commend individual employees who have raised good waste reduction ideas and/or have
done well in reducing waste from their daily operations;
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to grant cash/prize awards for those employees who have made good waste reduction suggestions;
and
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to grant cash/prize award for the department/division which has achieved the best performance in
terms of waste reduction in a year.
Raise Awareness and Keep Up the Momentum
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Promote your employees’ awareness on your waste reduction programme and/or specific waste
reduction measures by means of posters, internal newsletters, intranet and/or any other channels of
internal communications.
Introduce your waste reduction programme to newly joined staff during orientation.
Regularly publish your waste reduction results to help maintain your employees’ momentum and
enthusiasm.
Monitor and Review Your Progress
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Your Green Manager should regularly meet with the task force to discuss and monitor the progress
of your waste reduction programme.
Maintain and analyze relevant records to keep track of the actual waste reduction results.
Review your waste reduction programme to identify any areas for further improvement.
Box 1 : Suggested Ways to Facilitate
Waste Reuse and Recycling
Box 3 : Suggested Ways to Reduce
Packaging Waste
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Establish collection bins for used packaging, cord
bindings, envelopes and any other materials that
can be reused and encourage your employees to
reuse these materials.
Seek to identify any other establishments (e.g.,
your subsidiaries, customers, suppliers and/or
subcontractors) which may utilize the waste, rejects
or by-products generated at your premise.
Donate the unwanted but usable items to charity
bodies or people in need for reuse (you may
browse the Environmental Protection Department’s
webpage
https://wasteexchange.wastereduction.gov.hk/engli
sh/aboutus/objective.php for posting unwanted but
usable items on the Hong Kong Second-hand
Exchange.)
Provide facilities in your establishment for source
separation of waste with recyclable values (e.g.,
scrap paper; metals; plastics and glass, wooden
planks, waste tires, etc.) and employ outside waste
recycling agents to collect the recyclable waste
(you may browse the Environmental Protection
Department’s webpage
https://www.wastereduction.gov.hk/en/quickaccess
/vicinity.htm for a list of the waste collectors /
recyclers in Hong Kong).
Suggest the building management company or
cleaning contractor to establish a centralized
recyclable waste collection point.
Participate in community campaigns/programmes
on waste recycling that would be from time to time
organized by government departments and/or
green groups (e.g. computer recycling programme,
fluorescent lamp recycling programme, etc.).
Use of composter to reduce the food waste (you
may browse the Environmental Protection
Department’s webpage
https://www.wastereduction.gov.hk/en/materials/wo
rkplace/Composter_supplier_eng.pdf for a list of
non-exhausted list of local suppliers of electric
composters).
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Box 4 : Suggested Ways to Reduce Other
Solid Waste
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Box 2 : Suggested Ways to Reduce Paper
Waste
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Encourage your employees to use e-mail to replace
circulation of memos and sending out fax/letters for
both internal and external communication.
Write and photocopy on both sides of paper and
collect paper printed on one side for rough works.
Avoid handing out excessive paper flyers.
Reuse envelopes for internal mailing or by
attaching new labels on them.
Use shredded waste paper as filling materials for
packaging.
Install air hand dryers in washrooms or cloth roller
towels instead of paper towels.
Reuse the boxes you receive from your suppliers for
storing materials or delivering products to your
customers.
Offer to return your unused packaging materials to
your suppliers for reuse.
If you are engaged in manufacturing or supplying of
products, you may consider to establish a take-back
system to encourage your customers to return the
packaging carton to you for reuse.
Avoid giving out plastic bags.
Avoid the use of disposable styrofoam containers.
Choose proper sized packages to minimize the use of
filling materials.
Minimize the use of tape, strapping and plastic wrap
when sealing packages.
Use reusable shipping crates instead of cartons.
Think twice before you throw away any materials.
Wherever possible, repair appliances rather than
disposing them.
Collect used toner cartridges for collection by outside
recycling agents.
Collect laundry bags and hangers, and return them to
laundry company for reuse.
Use solar powered appliances such as calculators to
avoid battery disposal.
Use rechargeable batteries instead of nonrechargeable ones to minimize the disposal of
batteries.
Use refillable-type stationery such as refillable ball
point pens, markers, etc.
Consider to sell any old furniture/appliances or donate
them to charity bodies.
Consider to donate remaining food to charity bodies.
Use rags as cleaning cloths before disposal.
Use refillable containers for cleaning products.
Avoid using disposable paper cups, plates or plastic
forks, spoons products in your pantry.
To study the feasibility of removing one or two
fluorescent tubes in each lighting set. The removed
fluorescent tubes will be used to replace the
exhausted tubes.
Box 5 : Suggested Ways to Avoid Wastage
of Materials
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y
y
Exercise proper inventory control to avoid over-stock
and always use the “first-in-first-out” principle in order
to avoid expiry of materials before their consumption.
Implement measures to minimize over-ordering and
wastage of materials.
Label materials to clearly show their expiry dates.
Locate materials in easy-to-reach areas.
Carefully handle and store materials, especially those
with hazardous constituents, to reduce breakage,
leakage and spills.
Box 6 : Suggested Ways to Use Your Purchasing Power to
Reduce Waste
Wherever possible, you are suggested to consider purchasing environmentally
friendly alternatives. Examples of such alternatives are:
y
More durable goods, e.g. use mugs instead of disposable paper cups, etc.
y
Materials with high recycled contents such as paper with high percentage of
recycled fibres, recycled toner cartridges, parts manufactured with recycled
plastics, etc. If recycled products are not yet available, maintain a regular
dialogue with your suppliers so you can purchase recycled products as they
become available.
Appendix II : Forms and Worksheets
WW/01: Application Form
WW/02: Goal Identification Form
WW/03: Assessment and Reporting Form
HONG KONG AWARDS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL LABELS APPLICATION FORM
Please complete the following Application Form and send it by email, fax or mail to:
HKAEE Technical Consultant Team
Hong Kong Productivity Council
HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Tel:2788 5903
Fax:2776 1617
Email: labels@hkaee.org.hk
You may also submit the application via the website below:
http://www.hkaee.org.hk
We are interested to join the following Environmental Label(s):
† Wastewi$e Label
† Energywi$e Label
† IAQwi$e Label
† Productwi$e Label
About Your Organization
(Please use block letters)
Name of organization (English) :
Name of organization (Chinese) :
Business address :
Name and model no. of your product :
(Applicable to Productwi$e Label Only)
Nature of business :
No. of employee :
Contact Person & Affirmation
Name of contact person:
Post :
Tel :
Fax :
E-mail :
Through what channel did you know this scheme? (Please select one)
† Newspapers/Magazines/Radio/TV/Bus TV Broadcast
† Known by participating in Green Innovations Awards, Sectoral Awards or Carbon“Less” Certificates
† The Organizers’ promotional information and website
† Information from trade associations (Name of the association) ______________________________
† Known by participating in HKAEE seminars
† Others: _______________________________
I hereby declare that all the information given is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and agree that the
decisions made by the Organizers to award the Environmental Label(s) or not are final and binding.
Signature
Organization Chop
All the information obtained from the organizations would be used solely for the Awards. Personal
data (including your name, contact details and other information) provided by you will be used for
the purpose of the administration, evaluation and management of your application. HKPC intends to
use the personal data that you have provided to promote the latest development, consultancy
services, events and training courses of HKPC and our business partner(s) organizing this event.
Should you find such use of your personal data not acceptable, please indicate your objection by
ticking the box below.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC's
business partner(s) of this Award scheme.
WW/01
(For Official use only)
Entry reference no.
by
Date of Receipt
Information to be supplemented
Written acknowledgement yes/no
(date
)
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The completed form will be distributed to
the following for record:
; Organizers ; Adviser ; Participant
Wastewi$e Label
Goal Identification Form
Wastewi$e Membership No.:
WW-
-
SME? (See Note 3) Yes / No
Name of Organization / Company :
Department / Branch :
Nature of Business :
No. of Staff :
Name of
property# :
No. of units# :
Contact Person :
Position :
Residential/
Industrial/
Commercial#
Address :
E-mail :
Telephone No.:
Application Date* :
Fax No.:
Acknowledgement Date* :
st
Date this Goal ID Form was 1 submitted:
Cycle No. :
Goal Implementation Period of preceding Cycle : From
to
Goal Implementation Period of current Cycle :
to
#
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
From
For property management companies only; Pls specify the type of building
*Applicable to Cycle 1 only.
Current
Situation
Anticipated
Goal Category
Change
[see Note 2]
G1:
Actions:
A1.1
Responsible Parties:
1.1
Completion Date:
A1.2
1.2
1.2
A1.3
1.3
1.3
A1.4
1.4
1.4
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Current
Situation
1.1
Anticipated
Goal Category
Change
[see Note 2]
G2:
Actions:
A2.1
Responsible Parties:
2.1
Completion Date:
A2.2
2.2
2.2
A2.3
2.3
2.3
A2.4
2.4
2.4
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Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Current
Situation
Anticipated
Goal Category
Change
[see Note 2]
G3:
Actions:
A3.1
Responsible Parties:
3.1
Completion Date:
A3.2
3.2
3.2
A3.3
3.3
3.3
A3.4
3.4
3.4
3.1
Note 1: Types of Recyclable Materials
•
•
•
•
•
•
Paper
Corrugated carton
Office paper (high
grade)
Office paper (mixed)
Magazine
Newspaper
Other papers
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Plastics
PET
HDPE
LDPE
PVC
PP/polypropylene
PS/polystyrene
Other plastics
•
•
•
•
•
•
Metals
Aluminium cans
Other aluminium
Other non-ferrous metals
Steel cans
Other steel
Other ferrous metals
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Others
Glass containers
Food scraps
Wood
Rubber tyre
Toner / Ink-jet cartridge
Textile
Computer accessories
Others
Note 2: Goal Categories
Waste Avoidance and Reduction
(WA)
Activities that prevent or reduce
waste generation in daily operations
or
reuse
materials
by
the
participating organizations or others.
Note 3:
Collection and Recycling of
Buying Recycled Products (BR)
Recyclable Materials (RC)
Activities that include collecting Activities such as procurement of
recyclable materials that would products/goods with recycled content.
otherwise be considered waste, and
subsequently sent to sorting and
processing
facilities
to
turn
recyclables into raw materials.
An SME is a manufacturing business which employs fewer than 100 persons; or a non-manufacturing business
which employs fewer than 50 persons. “Number of persons employed" shall include individual proprietors,
partners and shareholders actively engaged in the work of the business; and salaried employees of the
business, including full-time or part-time salaried personnel directly paid by the business, both permanent and
temporary.
All the information obtained from the organizations would be used solely for the Awards. Personal data (including your name,
contact details and other information) provided by you will be used for the purpose of the administration, evaluation and
management of your application. HKPC intends to use the personal data that you have provided to promote the latest
development, consultancy services, events and training courses of HKPC and our business partner(s) organizing this event.
Should you find such use of your personal data not acceptable, please indicate your objection by ticking the box below.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC's business partner(s) of this
Award scheme.
All decisions made by the Organizers will be final and binding.
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The completed form will be distributed to the
following for record:
;Organizers ; Adviser ; Participant
Wastewi$e Label
Assessment and Reporting Form
Wastewi$e Membership No.: WW-
-
Name of Organization / Company:
Department / Branch:
No. of Staff:
Nature of Business:
#
#
Name of property :
Residential/ Industrial/ Commercial#
No. of units :
Contact Person:
Position:
Address:
E-mail:
Telephone No.:
Fax No.:
Cycle No.:
Date of Assessment:
Goal Implementation Period of this Cycle: From
#
Wastewi$e Goals
Previous
Situation*
to
For property management companies only; Pls specify the type of building.
Anticipated
change
Findings
G1 :
Conclusion:
Goal Category :
G2 :
Conclusion:
Goal Category :
G3 :
Conclusion:
Goal Category :
*Same as “Current Situation” in Goal ID Form (WW/02)
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Achievements – Waste Avoidance and Reduction
Materials
Goal
No.
Amount Avoided or
Reduced
(kg or units)
Cost Savings
(HK$)
(optional)
Remarks
Paper:
Plastics:
Metals:
Others:
Glass Containers
Food Scraps
Wood
Toner / Ink-jet Cartridge
Textile
Battery
Computer / Electronic and
Electrical Equipment
Others (Please Specify)
Achievements – Collection and Recycling of Recyclable Materials
Materials
Goal
No.
Amount of Recyclables
Collected and Recycled
(kg or units)
Paper:
Plastics:
Metals:
Others:
Glass Containers
Food Scraps
Wood
Toner / Ink-jet Cartridge
Textile
Battery
Computer / Electronic and
Electrical Equipment
Others (Pls Specify)
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Cost Savings
(HK$)
(optional)
Remarks
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Achievements – Buying Recycled Products
Materials
(Please specify the
recycled raw
materials used)
Goal
No.
Average
Recycled
Content, If
Available
(%)
Amount of
Products
(kg or units)
Amount
Spent
(HK$)
(Optional)
Remarks
Paper
Plastics
Metals
Others
Comments:
(For use by the Wastewi$e Adviser only)
Name of Responsible Person
in Applicant Organization :
Name of Wastewi$e Adviser :
Date :
Date :
All the information obtained from the organizations would be used solely for the Award. Personal data (including your name, contact
details and other information) provided by you will be used for the purpose of the administration, evaluation and management of your
application. HKPC intends to use the personal data that you have provided to promote the latest development, consultancy services,
events and training courses of HKPC and our business partner(s) organizing this event. Should you find such use of your personal
data not acceptable, please indicate your objection by ticking the box below.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC's business partner(s) of this Award
scheme.
All decisions made by the Organizers will be final and binding.
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Appendix III – Example of Goal Identification Form
(Reference only for office-based operations)
The completed form will be distributed to
the following for record:
; Organizers ; Adviser ; Participant
Wastewi$e Label
Goal Identification Form
Wastewi$e Membership No.:
WW-
-
SME? (See Note 3) Yes / No
Name of Organization / Company :
Department / Branch :
Nature of Business :
Name of
property# :
No. of Staff :
No. of units# :
Contact Person :
Position :
Residential/Industr
ial/Commercial#
Address :
E-mail :
Telephone No.:
Application Date* :
Fax No.:
Acknowledgement Date* :
Date this Goal ID Form was 1st submitted:
Cycle No. :
Goal Implementation Period of preceding Cycle : From
to
Goal Implementation Period of current Cycle :
to
#
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
From
For property management companies only; Pls specify the type of building
*Applicable to Cycle 1 only.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
G1: To reduce A4 paper Office paper (high About _____ reams
consumption by ____%. grade)
for the period _____
to _____ .
Actions:
A1.1 To use double-sided and condensed photocopy for filing
records and encourage the use of on-line electronic forms
within the organization.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The amount of A4
WA
paper used should be
less than _____ reams
Responsible parties: Completion date:
1.1
1.1
A1.2 To provide employees with e-mail accounts and switch to an 1.2
electronic purchasing system.
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4
1.4
1.5
1.5
A1.3 To simplify the daily operation procedure by eliminating,
combining or reducing the size of forms, records and
notices.
A1.4 To use paper printed on one side for internal copies/
printouts/ notepads.
A1.5 To establish a system to regularly monitor the paper
consumption level.
1.6 On-going
1.6
A1.6 To record the amount of A4 paper consumption.
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Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G2: To reduce the
Batteries
consumption quantity of
disposable batteries by
____% by adopting
rechargeable batteries.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No rechargeable
battery was used.
The consumption of
disposable battery
was _____ pieces
for the period
_______ to
_______.
Actions:
A2.1 To check with suppliers to identify re-chargeable batteries
that are acceptable in quality with affordable price.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The consumption
WA
quantity of disposable
batteries should be less
than _____ pieces.
Responsible parties: Completion date:
2.1
2.1
A2.2 To start purchasing the appropriate re-chargeable batteries. 2.2
2.2
2.3
2.3
A2.3 To record the procurement volume of re-chargeable
batteries and the total quantity of disposable batteries
purchased.
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
G3: To reduce box files Other papers (box The number of box
consumption by ____% . file)
files purchased in
the past _____
months was
______ .
Actions:
A3.1 To inform staff members to dispatch the documents from
the file boxes before the documents were sent for storage.
The number of box files WA
purchased should be
less than ______ .
Responsible parties:
3.1
Completion date:
3.1
A3.2 To reuse the dispatched box files.
3.2
3.2
A3.3 To record the number of box files reused and the amount of 3.3
new box files purchased.
3.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Current
Situation
G4: To reduce paper Paper towel
towel consumption by
10%.
Anticipated
Change
The consumption of The paper towel
paper towel was
consumption should be
_____ pieces for the less than _____ pieces.
period _______ to
_______ .
Actions:
Responsible parties:
A4.1 To encourage the use of hand dryers to reduce the usage 4.1
of paper towel.
4.2
A4.2 To keep record on the amount of paper towel consumed.
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Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
WA
Completion date:
4.1
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Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G5: To reduce corporate Newsletter
printed matter (such as
newsletter) by ____%.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
About _____ copies
of printed matter
was printed during
the period _______
to _______ .
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The printing quantity of WA
corporate printed matter
should be less than
_____ copies.
Actions:
A5.1 To reduce the frequency of issuing corporate newsletter.
Responsible parties:
5.1
Completion date:
5.1
A5.2 To explore the possibility of setting up website / intranet for
posting of the printed matter.
5.2
5.2
A5.3 To keep records on the quantity of corporate printed matter 5.3
issued.
5.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
G6:To increase the
waste paper recycling
amount by ____%.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Office paper,
newspaper
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
For the period of
_____ to _____, the
paper recycling
amount was _____
kg.
The amount of waste
paper collected for
recycling should be at
least _____ kg.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
RC
Actions:
Responsible parties:
A6.1 To place clearly labelled waste paper collection bins/boxes 6.1
in the offices and encourage staff to put waste paper at
these collection points.
Completion date:
6.1
A6.2 To engage waste paper recycling agents or cleaning
contractors for recycling of collected waste paper.
6.2
6.2
A6.3 To keep records on the quantity of waste paper recycled.
6.3
6.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
G7: To collect all
Toner cartridges No recycling record.
exhausted toner and ink
cartridges for recycling.
Actions:
A7.1 To inform staff to return exhausted cartridges to
Administration Department for exchanging a fresh one.
To collect all exhausted
toner and ink cartridges
for recycling.
Responsible parties:
7.1
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
RC
Completion date:
7.1
A7.2 To liaise with toner /ink-jet cartridge recycling agents to 7.2
collect the cartridges for recycling.
7.2
A7.3 To keep records on the quantity of cartridges consumed and 7.3
recycled.
7.3
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Wastewi$e
Goal
G8 : To use recycled
paper for at least
_____% of the amount
of A4 paper used.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Office papers
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No recycled paper is At least_____% of the
used.
amount of A4 paper
usedshould be recycled
paper with at least 50%
recycled content.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
BR
Actions:
A8.1 To check with recycled paper suppliers to identify recycled
paper that is suitable for use with affordable price.
Responsible parties:
8.1
Completion date:
8.1
A8.2 To set up a trial test programme for the recycled paper to
see if the quality of paper and the compatibility to office
equipment are satisfactory.
8.2
8.2
A8.3 To collect from suppliers evidence of recycled content of
paper.
8.3
8.3
A8.4 To keep records on the consumption of recycled paper and
the total amount of A4 paper used.
8.4
8.4
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G9: To use recycled Toner cartridge
toner cartridges for at
least _____% of the total
amount
of
toner
cartridges used.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No recycled toner
cartridge is used.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
At least _____%of toner BR
cartridges used will be of
recycled type.
Actions:
Responsible parties:
A9.1 To set up a trial test programme for recycled toner
9.1
cartridges to see if the quality and the compatibility to office
equipment are satisfactory.
Completion date:
9.1
A9.2 To monitor and record the quantity of recycled toner
cartridge and total toner cartridges used.
9.2
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G10 : To use recycled
Other papers
paper for the printing of
corporate newsletter /
leaflet for at least
_____% of the total use.
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Current
Situation
Total volume of
newsletter issued:
_____ copies.
OR
The amount of
leaflet printed:
_____ piece.
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9.2
Anticipated
Change
At least ____ %of
BR
corporate newsletter ( or
leaflet) will be printed
with recycled paper with
at least 50% recycled
content.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
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Actions :
A10.1 To liaise with printers to identify recycled paper that is
suitable for use with affordable price.
Responsible parties:
10.1
Completion date:
10.1
A10.2 To use recycled paper with at least 50% recycled content
for the printing of corporate newsletter.
10.2
10.2
10.3
10.3
A10.3 To keep evidence, such as certificate, for the use of
recycled paper and keep record of newsletter issued.
Wastewi$e
Goal
G11 : To use recycled
paper for the printing of
name cards, letterhead
and envelope.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Other papers
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Total consumption
amount for the past
_____ months :
name cards : _____
letterhead : _____
envelop : _____
Actions :
A11.1 To liaise with printers to identify recycled paper that is
suitable for use with affordable price.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
All name cards,
BR
letterhead and envelope
will be printed with
recycled paper with at
least 50% recycled
content.
Completion date:
Responsible parties:
11.1
11.1
A11.2 To use recycled paper with at least 50% recycled content
for the printing of name cards, letterhead and envelop.
11.2
11.2
A11.3 To keep evidence, such as certificate, for the use of
recycled paper and keep record on the name cards
letterhead and envelope printed.
11.3
11.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G12 : To use hand roll
Paper (other
tissue made of at least paper)
____% recycled content
for at least ____% of
total consumption.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No recycled content. At least____% of hand
roll tissue used should
be made of at least
_____% recycled
content.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
BR
Responsible parties:
Actions:
A12.1 To check with recycled hand roll tissue suppliers to identify 12.1
recycled paper products that are acceptable in quality with
affordable price.
Completion date:
12.1
A12.2 To collect from suppliers the evidence of recycled content. 12.2
12.2
12.3
12.3
A12.3 To record the procurement volume of recycled hand roll
tissue.
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Note 1: Types of Recyclable Materials
•
•
•
•
•
•
Paper
Corrugated carton
Office paper (high
grade)
Office paper (mixed)
Magazine
Newspaper
Other papers
Plastics
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
PET
HDPE
LDPE
PVC
PP/polypropylene
PS/polystyrene
Other plastics
•
•
•
•
•
•
Metals
Aluminium cans
Other aluminium
Other non-ferrous metals
Steel cans
Other steel
Other ferrous metals
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Others
Glass containers
Food scraps
Wood
Rubber tyre
Toner / Ink-jet cartridge
Textile
Computer accessories
Others
Note 2: Goal Categories
Waste Avoidance and Reduction
(WA)
Activities that prevent or reduce
waste generation in daily operations
or
reuse
materials
by
the
participating organizations or others.
Note 3:
Collection and Recycling of
Buying Recycled Products (BR)
Recyclable Materials (RC)
Activities that include collecting Activities such as procurement of
recyclable materials that would products/goods with recycled content.
otherwise be considered waste, and
subsequently sent to sorting and
processing
facilities
to
turn
recyclables into raw materials.
An SME is a manufacturing business which employs fewer than 100 persons; or a non-manufacturing business
which employs fewer than 50 persons. “Number of persons employed" shall include individual proprietors,
partners and shareholders actively engaged in the work of the business; and salaried employees of the
business, including full-time or part-time salaried personnel directly paid by the business, both permanent and
temporary.
Purpose of Data Collection :
All the information obtained from the applicant organization and field assessments are for the use of the scheme. Personal data (including your
name, contact details and other information) provided by you will be used for the purpose of the administration, evaluation and management of
your application. HKPC intends to use the personal data that you have provided to promote the latest development, consultancy services,
events and training courses of HKPC and our business partner(s) organizing this event. Should you find such use of your personal data not
acceptable, please indicate your objection by ticking the box below.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC's business partner(s) of this Award scheme.
All decisions made by the Organizers will be final and binding.
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Example of Goal Identification Form
(Reference only for Property Management Sector)
The completed form will be distributed to
Wastewi$e Label
the following for record:
Goal Identification Form
Wastewi$e Membership No.:
WW-
-
SME? (See Note 3) Yes / No
Name of Organization / Company :
Department / Branch :
Nature of Business :
Name of
property# :
No. of Staff :
No. of units# :
Contact Person :
Position :
Residential/Industr
#
ial/Commercial
Address :
E-mail :
Telephone No.:
Application Date* :
Fax No.:
Acknowledgement Date* :
st
Date this Goal ID Form was 1 submitted:
Cycle No. :
Goal Implementation Period of preceding Cycle : From
to
Goal Implementation Period of current Cycle :
to
#
Wastewi$e
Goal
From
For property management companies only; Pls specify the type of building
*Applicable to Cycle 1 only.
Material
Concerned
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
[see Note 1]
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
G1: To reduce A4 paper Office paper (high About _____ reams
consumption by ____%. grade)
of A4 paper were
consumed for the
past year.
Actions:
A1.1 To encourage the use of electronic communication.
The amount of A4
paper ordered should
be less than ____
reams.
Responsible parties:
1.1
WA
A1.2 To adopt double-sided printing.
1.2
1.2
A1.3 To use paper printed on one side for internal printouts/
notepads.
1.3
1.3
A1.4 To adopt condensed photocopy for filing records
1.4
1.4
A1.5 To reduce the size of management fee receipts.
1.5
1.5
A1.6 To collect the expired notices for reuse and reduce the size 1.6
of regular notices.
1.6
A1.7 To explore the possibility of setting up website including
notice, latest activity news, receiving complaint and
suggestion box, etc. for the residents.
1.7
1.7
A1.8 To record the amount of A4 paper consumption.
1.8
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Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G2: To reduce the
Disposable
consumption quantity of batteries
disposable batteries by
____% by adopting
rechargeable batteries.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
The consumption of
disposable battery
was _____ pieces
for the period
_______ to
_______.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The consumption
WA
quantity of disposable
batteries should be less
than _____ pieces.
Actions:
A2.1 To check what sorts of equipment are suitable for use with
rechargeable batteries.
Responsible parties: Completion date:
2.1
2.1
A2.2 To encourage staff members to use rechargeable batteries
for the recommended equipments as far as possible.
2.2
2.2
A2.3 To record the purchasing quantities of rechargeable
batteries and disposable batteries.
2.3
2.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
G3: To reduce
consumption of patrol /
printed logbooks by
____%.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Other paper
_____ copies of
patrol logbook were
consumed for the
period _____ to
_____.
Actions:
A3.1 To introduce PDA electronic system for record during
patrolling by security staff.
A3.2 To maintain records on the amount of logbook consumed.
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Change
Current
Situation
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Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The consumption
WA
quantity of patrol /
printed logbooks should
be less than _____
copies.
Responsible parties: Completion date:
3.1
3.1
3.2
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Goal
G4: To reduce rubbish
bags consumption by
____%.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Plastic (Rubbish
bags)
Actions:
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
About ____ rubbish The quantity of rubbish WA
bags were
bags ordered should be
consumed for the
less than _____ pieces.
period _____ to
_____ .
Responsible parties: Completion date:
A4.1 To set up incentives e.g. clubhouse facilities coupons are
given to those residents who do not collect rubbish bags
from management office.
4.1
4.1
A4.2 To organize campaigns to encourage residents to use less
plastic bags
4.2
4.2
4.3
A4.3 To study the feasibility of modifying the rubbish bag
collection system. e.g. Residents could collect rubbish bags
upon showing receipt of management fee. If the residents
haven’t taken rubbish bags for 3 months, their right to get
rubbish bags would be cancelled.
4.3
4.4
4.4
A4.4 To record the consumption quantity of the rubbish bags.
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G5: To increase the
Used clothes
recycling quantity of
used clothes by ____%.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Recycling quantity of
used clothes was
____ kg for the past
12 months.
Actions:
The quantity of used
clothes collected for
recycling should be at
least _____ kg.
Responsible parties:
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
WA
Completion date:
A5.1 To place clearly labelled used clothes collection bins / 5.1
boxes at suitable locations.
5.1
A5.2 To encourage residents to donate used clothes by using 5.2
posters and posting the messages on the newsletter.
5.2
A5.3 To liaise with used clothes recycling agents / charity bodies 5.3
to collect the used clothes for recycling.
5.3
A5.4 To keep records on the quantity of used clothes collected.
5.4
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Goal
G6: To organise
electrical / electronic
appliance recycling
programme for the
residents.
Or
To increase the amount
of electrical / electronic
appliance collected for
recycling by ____ %
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Others
(Electrical /
Electronic
appliance)
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
No such recycling The quantities of
WA
practice before.
electrical / electronic
or
appliances collected for
The recycling
recycling should be at
quantity was ____
least ____ pieces.
pieces for the past
12 months.
Responsible parties:
Actions:
A6.1 To designate specific locations for the collection of 6.1
electrical / electronic appliances.
Completion date:
6.1
A6.2 To inform the residents on the recycling programme by 6.2
posting notice and poster.
6.2
To liaise with Environmental Protection Department or 6.3
charity bodies to collect the electrical / electronic appliance
for recycling.
6.3
A6.4 To keep record on the amount and types of electrical / 6.4
electronic appliance collected for recycling in terms of
number and weight.
6.4
A6.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G7: To return at least
Clothes hangers
____% of the clothes
hangers to the cleaning
company for reuse.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No record on
At least ____ % of the
returning the clothes clothes hangers should
hangers for reuse. be returned to the
cleaning company for
reuse.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
WA
Actions:
A7.1 To encourage staff members to return the unwanted
clothes hangers at a designated location.
Responsible parties:
7.1
Completion date:
7.1
A7.2 Keep record of the number of new clothes hangers
obtained from the cleaning company and the unwanted
clothes hangers returned to the cleaning company for
reuse.
7.2
7.2
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Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G8: To collect toner /
Toner / ink-jet
ink-jet cartridges for
cartridges
recycling.
Or
To increase the amount
of toner/ink cartridges for
recycling by ____ %
Actions:
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No such recycling
practice before
or
Recycling quantity
was ____ pieces for
the past 12 months.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The quantities of toner / RC
ink-jet cartridges
collected for recycling
should be more than
____ pieces.
Responsible parties:
Completion date:
A8.1 To place clearly labelled exhausted toner / ink-jet cartridge 8.1
collection bins at suitable locations and encourage
residents to recycle.
8.1
A8.2 To liaise with toner /ink-jet cartridge recycling agents to 8.2
collect the cartridges for recycling.
8.2
A8.3 To keep records on the quantity of cartridges recycled.
8.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
[see Note 1]
G9: To increase the
Mixed paper,
recycling quantities of
aluminium can,
waste paper, aluminium plastic bottle
cans and plastic bottles
by ____%.
8.3
Recycling quantities
for last year:
Waste paper: ___ kg
Plastic : ____ kg
Aluminium Can:
____ kg
[see Note 2]
The recycling quantities RC
should be more than
Waste paper: ___ kg
Plastic : ____ kg
Aluminium Can: ____
kg
Responsible parties:
Actions:
Goal
Category
Completion date:
A9.1 To designate specific corners for the location of waste 9.1
recycling bins to encourage residents to pitch in
recyclables.
9.1
A9.2 To study the feasibility of displaying the achievements 9.2
recycling figures in each residential blocks and organize
the waste recycling competition to award the residential
blocks or families with the highest recycling figures.
9.2
A9.3 To liaise with recycling agents to collect the materials for
recycling.
9.3
9.3
A9.4
9.4
9.4
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Goal
Material
Concerned
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
[see Note 1]
G10: To collect moon
Moon cake boxes, No such recycling
cake boxes / metal gift metal containers practice before
boxes for recycling.
or
Or
Recycling quantity
To increase the amount
was ____ pieces for
of moon cake boxes /
the past 12 months.
metal gift boxes
collected for recycling by
____ %.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The quantities of moon RC
cake boxes / metal gift
boxes collected for
recycling should be
more than ____ pieces.
Actions:
Responsible parties:
A10.1 To designate specific locations for the collection of moon 10.1
cake boxes / metal gift containers.
Completion date:
10.1
A10.2 To organize recycling programmes during mid-Autumn 10.2
festival and Chinese New Year. To inform the residents on
the recycling programmes by posting notice and poster.
10.2
A10.3 To liaise with recycling agents to collect the materials for 10.3
recycling.
10.3
A10.4 To keep record on the amount of moon cake boxes / metal 10.4
gift containers.
10.4
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G11: To increase the
Waste
amount of exhausted
rechargeable
rechargeable batteries battery
collected for recycling by
____%.
Or
To collect exhausted
rechargeable batteries
for recycling.
Actions:
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
The recycling
quantity was ____
pieces last year
or
No such programme
organized before.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The quantity of waste RC
rechargeable battery
collected for recycling
should be at least ____
pieces.
Responsible parties:
Completion date:
A11.1 To designate specific areas for the collection of waste 11.1
rechargeable batteries and encourage residents and staff
members to recycle waste batteries.
11.1
A11.2 To liaise with collectors to collect waste rechargeable
batteries for recycling.
11.2
11.2
A11.3 To keep records on the quantity of waste rechargeable
batteries recycled.
11.3
11.3
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Goal
Material
Concerned
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
[see Note 1]
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
G12: To purchase
Office papers
No recycled paper
recycled paper for at
was used before.
least ____% of the
amount of paper ordered
with at least 50%
recycled content.
Actions:
A12.1 To check with recycled paper suppliers to identify recycled
paper that is suitable for use with affordable price.
At least ____%of A4
BR
paper ordered should
be recycled paper with
at least 50% recycled
content.
Responsible parties:
12.1
Completion date:
12.1
A12.2 To set up a trial test programme for the recycled paper to
see if the quality of paper and the compatibility to office
equipment are satisfactory.
12.2
12.2
A12.3 To keep records on the certificate of recycled content,
12.3
consumption quantities of recycled paper and non-recycled
paper.
12.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
G13 : To use recycled
paper for the printing of
at least ____% estate
newsletter.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Other papers
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No recycled paper
was used before for
the production of
estate newsletter.
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
At least ____%of estate BR
newsletters produced
should be recycled
paper with at least 50%
recycled content.
Actions:
A13.1 To liaise with printers to identify recycled paper that is
suitable for use with affordable price.
Responsible parties:
13.1
Completion date:
13.1
A13.2 To use recycled paper with at least 50% recycled content
for the printing of estate newsletter.
13.2
13.2
A13.3 To keep records on the certificate of recycled content,
production quantities of estate newsletter.
13.3
13.3
Note 1: Types of Recyclable Materials
•
•
•
•
•
•
Paper
Corrugated carton
Office paper (high
grade)
Office paper (mixed)
Magazine
Newspaper
Other papers
Plastics
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
PET
HDPE
LDPE
PVC
PP/polypropylene
PS/polystyrene
Other plastics
•
•
•
•
•
•
Metals
Aluminium cans
Other aluminium
Other non-ferrous metals
Steel cans
Other steel
Other ferrous metals
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
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Others
Glass containers
Food scraps
Wood
Rubber tyre
Toner / Ink-jet cartridge
Textile
Computer accessories
Others
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Waste Avoidance and Reduction
(WA)
Activities that prevent or reduce
waste generation in daily operations
or
reuse
materials
by
the
participating organizations or others.
Note 3:
Collection and Recycling of
Buying Recycled Products (BR)
Recyclable Materials (RC)
Activities that include collecting Activities such as procurement of
recyclable materials that would products/goods with recycled content.
otherwise be considered waste, and
subsequently sent to sorting and
processing
facilities
to
turn
recyclables into raw materials.
An SME is a manufacturing business which employs fewer than 100 persons; or a non-manufacturing business
which employs fewer than 50 persons. “Number of persons employed" shall include individual proprietors,
partners and shareholders actively engaged in the work of the business; and salaried employees of the
business, including full-time or part-time salaried personnel directly paid by the business, both permanent and
temporary.
All the information obtained from the organizations would be used solely for the Awards. Personal data (including your name,
contact details and other information) provided by you will be used for the purpose of the administration, evaluation and
management of your application. HKPC intends to use the personal data that you have provided to promote the latest
development, consultancy services, events and training courses of HKPC and our business partner(s) organizing this event.
Should you find such use of your personal data not acceptable, please indicate your objection by ticking the box below.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC's business partner(s) of this
Award scheme.
All decisions made by the Organizers will be final and binding.
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Example of Goal Identification Form
(Reference only for Construction Industry)
The completed form will be distributed to the
Wastewi$e Label
following for record:
Goal Identification Form
Wastewi$e Membership No.:
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-
SME? (See Note 3) Yes / No
Name of Organization / Company :
Department / Branch :
Nature of Business :
Name of
property# :
No. of Staff :
No. of units# :
Contact Person :
Position :
Residential/Industr
ial/Commercial#
Address :
E-mail :
Telephone No.:
Application Date* :
Fax No.:
Acknowledgement Date* :
st
Date this Goal ID Form was 1 submitted:
Cycle No. :
Goal Implementation Period of preceding Cycle : From
to
Goal Implementation Period of current Cycle :
to
#
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G1: To control
Concrete
concrete wastage
to not more than
____% of the total
amount of concrete
used.
Actions:
From
For property management companies only; Pls specify the type of building
*Applicable to Cycle 1 only.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No Goal
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The concrete wastage
WA
should not be more than
____ %of the total amount of
concrete used.
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A1.1 Improve concreting schedule to prevent and minimise 1.1
wastage.
1.1
A1.2 Record the amount of purchased concrete.
1.2
1.2
A1.3 Record the amount of concrete used for building
structure.
1.3
1.3
A1.4 Record the amount of other concrete used (e.g. paving 1.4
of haul roads).
1.4
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Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G2: The wastage of Steel bars
steel bars should
not be more than
____%.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No Goal
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The wastage of steel bars
WA
should not be more than
____% of the total amount of
steel bars used.
Actions:
A2.1 Accurately estimate the suitable size/length of steel
bars.
Responsible parties:
2.1
Completion Date:
2.1
A2.2 Record the amount of steel bars purchased.
2.2
2.2
A2.3 Record the amount of wasted steel bars.
2.3
2.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Box file
G3:To reuse
____%old
box files from other
site offices.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
____ old box files
At least ____ pieces of box WA
have been
files used will be the old one.
transferred to site for
reuse.
Actions:
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A3.1 Record the amount of old box files transferred from
other sites.
A3.2 Inform all staff members to use the old box files and
not to purchase new one.
A3.3 After the completion of the project, detach the
document from the box files and transfer the box
files to other sites for reuse
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.2
3.3
3.3
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G4: To replace the Wooden board,
use of wooden
metal
formwork by metal
formwork. The ratio
of the use of metal
formwork should
not be less than
____%.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No Goal
Actions:
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The ratio of the use of metal WA
formwork should not be less
than ____%.
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A4.1 Improve construction method by using metal formwork. 4.1
4.1
A4.2 Calculate the floor area built by wooden formwork.
4.2
4.2
A4.3 Calculate the floor area built by metal formwork.
4.3
4.3
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Goal
G5: The wastage of
sanitary fitting
should not be more
than ____%.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Others
No Goal
Sanitary fitting
(wash basins and
water closets)
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
WA
The wastage of sanitary
fitting (including wash basins
and water closets) should
not be more than ____ % of
the total amount.
Actions:
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A5.1 Educate the workers to handle and store the sanitary
fitting carefully.
5.1
5.1
A5.2 Record the amounts of sanitary fitting supplied and
consumed.
5.2
5.2
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G6: The wastage of Tiles
tiles should not be
more than ____%.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
[see Note 2]
The wastage of tiles should
not be more than____% of
the total amount of tiles
used.
WA
Actions:
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A6.1 Educate the workers to handle and store the tiles
carefully.
6.1
6.1
A6.2 Record the amounts of tiles supplied and consumed.
6.2
6.2
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
No Goal
Goal
Category
G7: To reduce the batteries
Disposable battery
consumption of
consumption : _____
disposable AA
batteries by ____%.
Actions:
A7.1 Purchase and use rechargeable batteries for all
torches.
A7.2 Record the amount of disposable batteries used.
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Change
Current
Situation
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Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
The amount of disposable
WA
AA battery consumed should
be less than _____ pieces.
Responsible parties:
7.1
Completion Date:
7.1
7.2
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Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G8: To collect
Steel bars
waste steel bars to
recyclers.
Actions:
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
[see Note 2]
At least ____ kg of waste
steel bars should be
collected for recycling.
Responsible parties:
RC
A8.1 Provide a collection area for waste steel bars in the
site.
8.1
8.1
A8.2 Record the amount of waste steel bars collected for
recycling.
8.2
8.2
Wastewi$e
Goal
G9: To collect all
the toner/ ink-jet
cartridges for
recycling.
Actions:
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Toner /ink-jet
cartridges
No Goal
Goal
Category
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No control
Completion Date:
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
To collect all the toner/ inkjet cartridges for recycling.
RC
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A9.1 Provide collection box for toner/ ink-jet cartridges in the 9.1
site office.
9.1
A9.2 Record the number of toner/ ink-jet cartridges used
and recycled.
9.2
Wastewi$e
Goal
G10: To collect
expired safety
helmets for
recycling.
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Plastic (ABS)
9.2
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
No such recycling
practice.
Actions:
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[see Note 2]
At least _____ pieces of
expired safety helmets will
be collected for recycling.
RC
Responsible parties:
Completion date:
A10.1 To identify a recycling agent for the recycling of the
10.1
expired safety helmets.
A10.2 To inform all site staff to collect the expired safety 10.2
helmets to a centralized location for recycling.
A10.3 To keep record on the recycling amount of helmets. 10.3
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10.2
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Goal
G11: To collect
waste paper for
recycling.
Actions:
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
Waste paper and The recycling
The amount of waste paper RC
carton
amount was ______ collected for recycling should
kg/month.
be at least _____ kg.
Responsible parties:
Completion Date:
A11.1 Provide collection boxes/bins for waste paper and
carton in the site.
11.1
11.1
A11.2 Record the amount of waste paper collected.
11.2
11.2
Wastewi$e
Goal
Material
Concerned
[see Note 1]
G12 : To purchase Office papers
recycled paper for
at least ____% of
the amount of A4
paper ordered with
at least 50%
recycled content.
Anticipated
Change
Current
Situation
Goal
Category
[see Note 2]
No recycled paper is At least ____% of the A4
used.
paper ordered should be
recycled paper with at least
50% recycled content.
Completion date:
Responsible parties:
Actions:
BR
12.1
A12.1 To check with recycled paper suppliers to identify
12.1
recycled paper that is suitable for use with affordable
price.
12.2
A12.2 To set up a trial test programme for the recycled
paper to see if the quality of paper and the
compatibility to office equipment are satisfactory.
12.3
A12.3 To keep records on the consumption of recycled
paper and total A4 paper consumption.
12.2
12.3
Note 1: Types of Recyclable Materials
•
•
•
•
•
•
Paper
Corrugated carton
Office paper (high
grade)
Office paper (mixed)
Magazine
Newspaper
Other papers
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Plastics
PET
HDPE
LDPE
PVC
PP/polypropylene
PS/polystyrene
Other plastics
•
•
•
•
•
•
Metals
Aluminium cans
Other aluminium
Other non-ferrous metals
Steel cans
Other steel
Other ferrous metals
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
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Others
Glass containers
Food scraps
Wood
Rubber tyre
Toner / Ink-jet cartridge
Textile
Computer accessories
Others
Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence
香港環保卓越計劃
Note 2: Goal Categories
Waste Avoidance and Reduction
(WA)
Activities that prevent or reduce
waste generation in daily operations
or
reuse
materials
by
the
participating organizations or others.
Note 3:
Collection and Recycling of
Buying Recycled Products (BR)
Recyclable Materials (RC)
Activities that include collecting Activities such as procurement of
recyclable materials that would products/goods with recycled content.
otherwise be considered waste, and
subsequently sent to sorting and
processing
facilities
to
turn
recyclables into raw materials.
An SME is a manufacturing business which employs fewer than 100 persons; or a non-manufacturing business
which employs fewer than 50 persons. “Number of persons employed" shall include individual proprietors,
partners and shareholders actively engaged in the work of the business; and salaried employees of the
business, including full-time or part-time salaried personnel directly paid by the business, both permanent and
temporary.
All the information obtained from the organizations would be used solely for the Awards. Personal data (including your name,
contact details and other information) provided by you will be used for the purpose of the administration, evaluation and
management of your application. HKPC intends to use the personal data that you have provided to promote the latest
development, consultancy services, events and training courses of HKPC and our business partner(s) organizing this event.
Should you find such use of your personal data not acceptable, please indicate your objection by ticking the box below.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC.
□ I object to the proposed use of my personal data in any marketing activities arranged by HKPC's business partner(s) of this
Award scheme.
All decisions made by the Organizers will be final and binding.
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Appendix IV: Acknowledgement and Enquiry
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Sponsor of the HKAEE
The Organizers wish to thank the Environment and Conservation Fund for
sponsoring the HKAEE schemes.
ENQUIRY
For enquiries concerning the HKAEE schemes, please contact the HKAEE Technical
Consultant, the Hong Kong Productivity Council, in any of the following manners :
Tel
: 2788 5903
Fax
: 2776 1617
E-mail : labels@hkaee.org.hk
For full operation details of the HKAEE schemes and other information, please visit
the HKAEE website on this address : www.hkaee.org.hk
The Organizers
Environmental Campaign Committee
Environmental Protection Department
Advisory Council on the Environment
Business Environment Council
The Chinese General Chamber
of Commerce
The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association
of Hong Kong
Federation of Hong Kong Industries
The Hong Kong Chinese Importers’ and
Exporters’ Association
The Hong Kong Council
of Social Service
Hong Kong Productivity Council
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
DISCLAIMER
The information contained in this guidebook has been produced for guidance only.
While every precaution has been taken to ensure its accuracy, no responsibility for
any claims, losses or expenses as a result of any material in this publication can be
accepted by the authors or any organizations involved in this project. The Organizers
reserve the right on the acceptance of goals, endorsement of goal achievements,
issuance of the Label and suspension of application and membership status. All
decision made by the Organizers is final and binding.