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Government school environmental groups launch three-party glass bottle recycling project for persons in custody to reproduce glass blocks

2021-07-26T12:12:29.849Z

The Po Leung Bureau, the Correctional Services Department and the Green Interactive Committee Co., Ltd. jointly organized the "Glass Bottle Recycling Project" to set up a glass bottle recycling network in the 25 schools of Po Leung Bureau. Participating schools set up glass recycling in their schools



The Po Leung Bureau, the Correctional Services Department and the Green Interactive Committee Co., Ltd. jointly organized the "Glass Bottle Recycling Project" to set up a glass bottle recycling network in the 25 schools of Po Leung Bureau.

Participating schools set up glass recycling bins in their schools, and then the EPD contractor will recover the glass bottles and process them into glass sand, and make them into environmentally friendly glass bricks by the Tai Lam Correctional Institution.


The Secretary for Education, Yeung Run-hsiung, said that the plan allows students to think about cherishing the environment through participation, echoing with the Education Bureau's promotion of "gratitude and cherishment".

The Commissioner of Correctional Services, Hu Yingming, also pointed out that the plan will enable inmates to apply what they have learned and at the same time contribute to environmental protection work.


The Po Leung Bureau, the Correctional Services Department and the Green Interactive Committee Co., Ltd. jointly organized the "Glass Bottle Recycling Project" to set up a glass bottle recycling network in the 25 schools of Po Leung Bureau.

(Photo by Huang Yingjin)

The "Glass Bottle Recycling Project" held its closing ceremony today (26th). The project is jointly organized by Po Leung Kuk, Correctional Services Department and Green Interactive Committee Limited. It will be implemented in 25 primary and secondary schools and kindergartens under Po Leung Kuk. The bottle recycling bin will be recycled by the EPD contractor.

The project successfully recovered about 1.4 tons of glass bottles and made them into environmentally friendly glass bricks by the Tai Lam Correctional Institution.

The initiator of the "Glass Bottle Recycling Project" and the chairman of the Green Interactive Committee, Xiao Chuji, said that the idea of ​​setting up the project was derived from his son's environmental protection habits.

He observed that after his son returned to Hong Kong from studying in Canada, he would wash and recycle the glass bottles or soda bottles after drinking.

He said: "Environmental awareness needs to be cultivated from an early age." So he aspired to contact the Correctional Services Department and Po Leung Kuk, combining the same environmental protection education philosophy to promote tripartite cooperation.

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The Secretary for Education, Yeung Run-hsiung, said: "The lifestyle of cherishing and caring for the earth's resources and practicing environmental protection is an urgent matter. It is a life attitude that all citizens should have." The project allows students to think about cherishing the environment through participation, and the Education Bureau promotes "Treasure and Cherish" Echo each other.

The Commissioner of Correctional Services Hu Yingming also pointed out that the "Glass Bottle Recycling Project" allows persons in custody to use the production knowledge and techniques learned in the workshop, such as precast concrete production, computer graphic design and ultraviolet digital printing, etc. The proceeds will be recovered Glass sand produces a variety of environmentally friendly glass bricks and other rejuvenation promotion products, which can not only apply what we have learned, but also contribute to environmental protection work.

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