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Green Events

Green Events

After the launch of “A Waste Reduction Guidebook for Large Scale Event Organisers” (Guidebook), the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) has collaborated with 11 event organisers of mega events of different nature (please refer to the table below) with a view to implementing the various green measures recommended in the Guidebook with the joint effort of the commissioned consultants and green groups. These events include the Hong Kong Sevens, the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, the Hong Kong Flower Show and the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival. As a result, we have not only attained good environmental performance on waste reduction, but also gained invaluable experience.

Past Green Events

Date

Event Name

Event Organiser

26-29 Oct 2017

The CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2017

Hong Kong Tourism Board

29 Oct 2017

New World Harbour Race 2017

Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association

16 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018

The 52nd Hong Kong Brands & Products Expo

The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong

12-14 Jan 2018

FARMFEST 2018

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

21 Jan 2018

Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2018

Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association

10-16 Feb 2018

Lunar New Year Fair 2018

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

4 Mar 2018

The 14th Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair

Mong Kok Kai Fong Association Limited

16-25 Mar 2018

Hong Kong Flower Show 2018

Leisure and Cultural Services Department

7-9 Apr 2017 and
6-8 Apr 2018

Cathy Pacific/HSBC
Hong Kong Sevens 2017 & 2018

Hong Kong Rugby Union

27 Apr - 1 May 2018 and
15-19 May 2018

Tsing Yi Bamboo Theatre 2018

Tsing Yi Zhen Jun Festival Opera Committee,
Tsing Yi Tin Hau Festival Opera Committee

18 Jun 2018

Aberdeen Dragon Boat Race 2018

Aberdeen Dragon Boat Race Committee

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Photos of Past Events
廟會     let's recycle

green ambassador     green charter participants

big waster and ah tak     green charter

 

In addition, the EPD is collaborating with the Home Affairs Department to implement waste reduction measures for district events organised in 18 districts. The EPD will also commission green groups to assist the event organisers by recommending and implementing waste reduction measures for the events so as to cultivate the “Use Less, Waste Less” culture in the community. Below is a list of district events of various District Councils to be co-organised by the EPD and the District Offices.

 

District Green Events

District

Date

Event Name

Event Organiser

Yuen Long

28 Oct 2018

Yuen Long 10K Street Running – Pok Oi Challenge 相片

Yuen Long District Sports Association, Yuen Long District Council

Eastern

28 Oct 2018

2018 Eastern District Council Fun Day 相片

Task Group on Publicity about the Work of Eastern District Council

Kwai Tsing

4 Nov 2018

Thousands Walk for Health 2018 相片

Kwai Tsing District Council Safe and Healthy Community Working Group

Kwun Tong

1 Dec 2018

Poon Choi Feast for the Elderly 2018 相片

Kwun Tong South Area Committee

Yau Tsim Mong

16 Dec 2018

YMT Festival 相片

Yaumati Kaifong Welfare Advancement Association

Kowloon City

5 Jan 2019

Kowloon City District Food Carnival cum Opening Ceremony of Kowloon City District Festival 相片

Kowloon City District Council, Kowloon City District Office

Wong Tai Sin

13 Jan 2019

Wong Tai Sin Fire Station Open Day cum Fire Safety Carnival 相片

District Fire Safety Committee(Wong Tai Sin District),
Hong Kong Fire Services Department, Wong Tai Sin District Fire Safety Ambassador Honorary Presidents’ Association

Tuen Mun

2 Mar 2019

Tuen Mun District Civic Education Carnival cum Prize Presentation Ceremony 相片

Tuen Mun Civic Education Committee

Sha Tin

16 Mar 2019

「融」得喜樂Let’s Joy嘉年華 (Chinese only) 相片

Sha Tin Festival Committee 2018,
YMCA of Hong Kong

Southern

7 June 2019

2019 Aberdeen Dragon Boat Race 相片

Aberdeen Dragon Boat Race Committee

Central & Western

 4 August 2019

2019 Sport For All Day

Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Central & Western District)

Islands

18 August 2019

離島區「揼少啲,慳多啲,識回收」社區參與環境保護活動嘉年華2019 (Chinese only)

Tourism, Agriculture, Fisheries and Environmental Hygiene Committee Activities Working Group, Islands District Office

Wan Chai

7 September 2019

環保生活在灣仔嘉年華 2019 (Chinese only)

Wan Chai Community Association、Wan Chai District Office

Sham Shui Po

November/December 2019

國際長者日 (Chinese only)

Sham Shui Po Kaifong Welfare Advancement Association

North

7 December 2019

北區公民教育嘉年華 2019 (Chinese only)

North District Civic Education Committee,
North District Office

Tsuen Wan

7 December 2019

「好事承荃 - 好人好事光影偶劇成果」分享展 (Chinese only)

Tsuen Wan District Civic Education Coordinating Committee & The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Tsuen Wan Youth S.P.O.T

Tai Po

8 December 2019

大埔10公里半馬賽 (Chinese only)

Tai Po Sports Association

Sai Kung

December 2019

2019西貢將軍澳分區敬老節盆菜宴 (Chinese only)

西貢將軍澳分區敬老節籌備委員會 (Chinese only)

 

In the coming Lunar New Year (LNY), we will continue to collaborate with the Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC) to implement the “Green LNY Fair Scheme” in more flower markets.

 

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