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Bringing New Life to Waste Electrical and Electronic Products


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Learning and experience sharing opportunities for engineering and environmental protection practitioners who are interested in electrical and electronic waste products treatment in Hong Kong.

Date and Time

09 April 2018 - 19:00-20:30


Hung Hom, Hong Kong - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the E & S.E Asia:Hong Kong local network.

About this event

Each year, Hong Kong households and corporates throw away more than 70,000 tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment. While some of these items are still in good working condition and could be put to second-hand use, all of them contain components and materials that could be recovered for reuse and recycling, such as metals and plastics. There are also hazardous materials that need to be treated carefully to prevent fire and environmental pollution.
To ensure proper treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment and to stop disposal of these equipment at landfills, a new treatment and recycling facility in EcoPark at Tuen Man was newly built. The facility will use state-of-the art technology provided by the ALBA Group to process refrigerators, TVs, computers, washing machines and air conditioners into valuable secondary raw materials while ensuring that hazardous materials are properly contained and disposed of. 

About the Speaker
Mr. Vincent Cheng, BEng(Hon), MBA, Honorary Secretary of HK Energy Conservation Association

Vincent currently serves as Chief Technical Officer in ALBA Integrated Waste Solution (Hong Kong) Limited. He started working in this project since 2013 during the tendering stage. Before joining ALBA IWS, Vincent has involved in many waste management projects, including the construction of a 300T per day municipal solid waste treatment plant in Jiangsu Province and two medical waste treatment plants, one in Jilin Province and one in Heilongjiang Province. He has extensive management consulting experience in sustainability reporting, management system development and energy saving. Vincent started his career as a craft apprentice in electrical engineering in EMSD/WSD and had served in WSD, Housing Department, Hong Kong Polytechnic and MTR Corporation before coming a full-time management consultant. Vincent has a Higher Certificate in Electrical Engineering (HK Polytechnic), a BEng(Hon) in Electronic Engineering (City University) and an MBA (Lancaster University).

Registration information

Enquiry: Dr Jason Chan, Email: jasonktchan@yahoo.com.hk


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