Obviously, there are still many misconceptions when it comes to recycling. A few misconceptions mentioned in this article such as bio-degradable will decompose by itself in the landfill, all plastics can be recycled or the compostable plastic that is often mixed with regular plastic in the bin.
In cooperation with the Government, we have been striving to provide public education regarding recycling. We cannot do this alone, we invite corporations and NGOs to work with us. Together we shall quicken the process of this educational process and at the same time encouraging the general public to participate in recycling. Cornerstone Technologies has provided the avenues, we need you all to take the next step. You are welcome to talk to us.
Five Hong Kong Recycling Myths That Will Shock You
The controversial reports that many times, the items dropped in the recycle bins ended up in landfills not only disappointed us but also discouraged many people to do the recycling. In the meantime, this report from SCMP showed how much PET plastic still didn’t get to be recycled.
RenatureChest machine of Recycle from Cornerstone Renewable is able to take in up to 1.5L PET plastic bottles. We can also assure you that every single bottle taken in will be taken to be recycled into raw materials. We keep this promise, with the technology developed, our machine is able to scan each item put in, those that are not recyclable will be automatically rejected by the machine.
Hong Kong staring at plastic waste crisis if workable recycling plan remains out of reach
The increase in waste in Hong Kong is a worrying statistic. Latest figures estimate each HongKonger sends an average of 1.5kg municipal waste per day to the landfills. This calls for the attention of every single one of us to make a change.
Cornerstone Renewable Energy has been engaging various corporations and individuals to be involved in this movement to reduce municipal waste. Our RenatureChest machine enables a larger capacity and better-compressed system to recycle plastic bottles, cans and Tetra Paks. We will not stop here and continue to innovate additional machines that would be able to take in other recyclable wastes.
Environmental group warns of ‘dark period’ as Hong Kong waste hits the highest level since 1991