Examines Waste Management in Hong Kong. The lack of landfill capacity requires different solutions for waste treatment and production. From April 2005 Hong Kong will see landfill fees. Most solid waste generated by the building industry. Focuses on the impact of the landfill at the cost of the construction industry and in particular the demolition of the Hung Hunghom Peninsula of Sun Kai Properties. This project has angered environmentalists and local produce significan … Read more »

Examines Waste Management in Hong Kong. The lack of landfill capacity requires different solutions for waste treatment and production. From April 2005 Hong Kong will see landfill fees. Most solid waste generated by the building industry. Focuses on the impact of the landfill at the cost of the construction industry and in particular the demolition of the Hung Hunghom Peninsula of Sun Kai Properties. This project has angered the local environmentalists and generates considerable controversy. In the end, Sun Hung Kai announced the demolition of the development. The analysis of whether the new landfill tax will act as a deterrent for future development is therefore crucial.
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Ka-Fu Wong,
Carola Ramon-Berjano
Source: University of Hong Kong
28 pages.
Publication Date: Feb 24,, 2005. Prod #: HKU377-PDF-ENG
To tax or not to tax: Hong Kong waste problem HBR case solution