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Waste Paper Collection and Recycling Services

The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) launched the territory-wide waste paper collection and recycling services programme for the first time by engaging contractors through service contracts to collect waste paper (including cardboards, newspapers and office papers) from the street corner recycling shops/ mobile recyclers/ frontline collectors across the territory for further processing. After collecting the waste paper, the contractors would carry out processing work, including screening, sorting and baling, etc. locally, and then delivering the waste paper to various markets for recycling into paper products, thus turning waste into resources. We hope that this service programme could maintain or even enhance the quantity, quality and value of local waste paper, promote the sustainable development of local waste paper recycling industry and act in concert with the green recovery in Hong Kong, support the circular economy and relevant employment opportunities as well.

Through open tendering exercise, we have engaged 17 contractors under service contracts (see the list below). The contractors have commenced the services progressively from September 2020.

The contractors and associated partners (including street corner recycling shops and mobile recyclers, etc.) are required under the contracts to provide economic incentives during the Service Period to purchase waste paper that meets the specified quality standard, i.e. not contaminated by water, other impurities and waste, etc., from frontline collectors and other waste paper producers at a price which is not less than the designated recovery price of waste paper (the price will be adjusted regularly according to the actual selling price of waste paper in the market). We hope these contracts could encourage clean recycling and enhance the overall quality and market competitiveness of local waste paper, thereby providing support to the entire waste paper recycling industry with stabilisation of employment opportunities in the industry, including frontline collectors. For enquiries about the Incentive Scheme, please call EPD’s designated hotline at 2872 1818.

List of Service Contractor
If any Paper Recyclable Materials Producer (e.g. residential organizations, institutions, companies, property management companies), street corner recycling shops, or mobile recyclers are interested in participating or knowing more about the waste paper collection and recycling services, please contact our contractors for enquiries.

Contractors (in alphabetical order) Enquiry Hotline
Baguio Waste Management & Recycling Limited 2541 3388
Eco Enrich Company Limited 2388 8037
Environmental Protection Trading Limited 2656 6298
Hoi Kong Holdings Limited 2461 8583
KPSS聯營 (Chinese name only) 2472 6668
Lau Choi Kee Papers Company Limited 2755 7526
Luen Woo Sang Waste Paper Limited 6123 5521
Man Wah Import and Export Co. 2794 1298
New Glory Environmental Recycling Services Co. 2676 2055
On Kee (HK) Environmental Recycling Limited 2422 2841
Profit Forever International Enterprise Limited 2610 0258
Tak Lee Metal & Paper Co. 2543 5377
Tat Kee Environmental Limited 2659 5828
Wai Sang Waste Paper & Metal Company Limited 2447 1723
建迅&景樺 (Chinese name only) 2375 0018
順和順盈聯營 (Chinese name only) 2318 1133
瀚文及文領 (Chinese name only) 5686 8326

 

Recycling Handout (Waste Paper)
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