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Environmental Management

Environmental policy
Environmental education committee
Green management practice
Environmental education training


The school is committed to the creation of sustainable environment through the conservation of natural resources, the improvement of environmental quality as well as environmental management. The implementation of this policy is the responsibility of each school member. To this end, the school shall:
1. inform our students, their parents and the school community of this policy and request the joint efforts in the creation of sustainable environment;
2.address the issues of environmental change, impact and management through the school curriculum;
3.promote the benefits of low carbon living, conservation of nature and biodiversity and minimization of pollution;
4.have green management practice and put priority on ensuring waste avoidance and reduction, water and energy conservation as well as the improvement of environmental quality;
5.keep the school campus green, clean and tidy; and
6.evaluate environmental performance to ensure continual improvement through inspections and audits.

Structure of the Environmental Education Committee
The Environmental Education Committee was established in the 2005-06 academic year. The committee members work in conjunction with the entire school community as well as parents to complete our mission.
List of committee members
  • Miss CHAU Y. L. (coordinator)
  • Mr HUI M. F.
  • Mr YUNG S. K.
This year, we have 33 student environmental protection ambassadors. They help our committee plan, organize and evaluate environmental activities, and give suggestions on the environmental policy.
List of Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors (2018-19)
Senior Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors
HUNG Kit Wing
LOU Cheuk Hang
TIN Tsz Kei
Promotion manager
CHAN Chun Wing
Project manager
LO Wing Kai
Upper form convenor
SZE Tsz Yuk
LEE Tsz Hin, Edward
CHAU Tsz Wai
Intermediate Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors
IP Hong Lee
CHAN Siu Kin
CHOI Lok Hin
CHOW Cho Wang
CHOW Colun
HUI Chun Sing
Greening manager
LAU Chun Wang
LEE Long Kwan
LEE Yung Yui
LUO Tsun Ming Karlton
Junior form convenor
NG Sing Yu
SONG Jiahao
YIU Hok Chi Jeff
YU Chun Ip William
HONG Yi Lung
SO Man Ying
WONG Cheuk Kei
WONG Sze Ching
MOU Chun Yin
SIN Lok Yi
POON Ka Wing
KONG Cheuk Ying
LAM Choi Yan
LI Tsz Mei
WONG Yuet Ki
The Environmental Education Committee makes an effort to initiate conservation practices and increase the awareness of conservation strategies among school members. Environmental monitor is elected in each class to ensure that the classroom environment is kept ‘green’.

Waste management in line with the principle of 4Rs

1.The Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors (SEPAs) make public presentation to all teachers and students on the benefits of recycling and the ways of the implementation of sources separation of waste scheme in school every year. The guidelines on waste management are also given.
2.Recycling boxes for waste paper are available in all classrooms, staff rooms and office. Students and staff members can dispose of the waste paper easily. The environmental monitors also check regularly in the classrooms to ensure that students follow the guidelines on waste paper collection.
3.The Committee has initiated the collection of unused materials, including CD-ROMs, iron and wood on certain days. Students are encouraged to dispose of plastic bottles in the reverse vending machine near the lift on the ground floor.
4.Toner cartridges are collected for recycling under the Ricoh’s Cartridge Recycling Program.
5.Students are not allowed to print their source code in the computer rooms.
6.Paper towels are not provided in students’ toilets.
7.Solar-powered calculators and rechargeable batteries are used.
8.Double-sided printing service is arranged for teachers.
9.Use existing computers to receive fax
10.Electronic means are used for internal and external communication.
11.Reusable plates and cutlery are used in the tuck shop instead of disposable ones.
12.Refrigerators and microwave ovens are provided to facilitate staff and students to bring homemade meal packs.
13.The rough paper is collected for backside use.
14.Old envelopes, files, paper boxes and old posters are collected for reuse.
15.Paper scraps are collected for reuse after board decoration.
16.Old furniture was collected from other companies and reused in our school.
17.Old textbooks are collected for reuse.
18.Old desks are renewed for reuse with the help of students.



Energy conservation


1.The Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors make a public presentation to all school members on the benefits of energy conservation and the ways of participation in resolving the problem of climate change in school. The green tips for saving energy are also given.
2.The conservation features include the use of energy-efficient windows, the glass walls in the library and interview room for the use of natural lighting and transparent roof for the penetration of sunlight.
3.Signs are placed on switches reminding the school community to turn off lights and air conditioners when they leave rooms.
4.Students are not allowed to switch on the heaters during the cold months.
5.Most light sources are turned off after 4:00 p.m.
6.Lighting is restricted from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the car park.











Indoor air quality

(1)   Air outlets, ducts, filters and cooling coils within air-conditioning systems are cleaned regularly.
   (2)   Machines for fresh air are installed in the staff rooms.
(3)   Air-filtering plants, such as Snake Plant and Chinese Evergreen are grown.
(4)   Photocopiers are installed in the properly ventilated area. 
   (5) Ventilation systems are installed in the laboratories.
   (6)   Anti-dust chalks are used in the classrooms.
(7)   Smartboards are set up in special rooms to improve indoor air quality.











Green Purchasing

All committees, teams, departments as well as the school office are encouraged to follow the guidelines on green procurement. Environmentally friendly products include:  
(1)   solar-powered calculators and rechargeable batteries
(2)   organic fertilizers
(3)   environmentally friendly Waterborne Enamel paint
(4)   electrical appliances, e.g. refrigerators and air-conditioners with recognition type energy labels
(5)   all-in-one multifunctional devices (for copying, printing and fax) with recognition type energy labels




To increase school members’ awareness of environmental issues and the importance of environmental conservation, environmental talks are conducted for teachers and students regularly.
List of environmental talks
Title of the Activity
Organization / Speaker
6 Feb 2006
A Talk on Desertification in Nei Mongolia
OISCA International Foundation
6 Jul 2007
Sheng Kung Hui Joint School Forum – 2007 ‘Better Air Quality’ Public Engagement Process
Council for Sustainable Development
12 Nov 2007
School Outreach Programme – Talk on Sustainable Development
Council for Sustainable Development
26 Jun 2009
Hong Kong Climate Change Concern Association
12 Nov 2009
School Outreach Programme – Talk on Sustainable Development
Council for Sustainable Development
29 Jun 2010
Air Pollution and its Impact on our Health
Clean Air Network
29 Jun 2011
Climate Change and Sustainable Development
13 Mar 2015
Journey to the South
Jackie CHU
29 Feb 2016
Talk on ‘Hong Kong Nature and the Environment’
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
17 Nov 2016
Marine Plastic Pollution
Plastic Free Seas
10 Jul 2017
Council for Sustainable Development / Performed by iStage
9 Oct 2018
Environmental Association