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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)
 
Name
Class
Position
Senior Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors
HUNG Kit Wing
4D
Chairperson
LOU Cheuk Hang
5B
Vice-chairperson
TIN Tsz Kei
5D
Promotion manager
CHAN Chun Wing
5D
Project manager
LO Wing Kai
5D
Upper form convenor
SZE Tsz Yuk
4D
Secretary
LEE Tsz Hin, Edward
6B
 
CHAU Tsz Wai
6B
 
Intermediate Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors
IP Hong Lee
3B
 
CHAN Siu Kin
3D
 
CHOI Lok Hin
3D
 
CHOW Cho Wang
3D
 
CHOW Colun
3D
 
HUI Chun Sing
3D
Greening manager
LAU Chun Wang
3D
 
LEE Long Kwan
3D
 
LEE Yung Yui
3D
 
LUO Tsun Ming Karlton
3D
Junior form convenor
NG Sing Yu
3D
 
SONG Jiahao
3D
 
YIU Hok Chi Jeff
3D
 
YU Chun Ip William
3D
 
HONG Yi Lung
3D
 
SO Man Ying
3D
 
WONG Cheuk Kei
3D
 
WONG Sze Ching
3D
 
MOU Chun Yin
4D
 
SIN Lok Yi
4D
 
POON Ka Wing
5B
 
KONG Cheuk Ying
6B
 
LAM Choi Yan
6B
 
LI Tsz Mei
6B
 
WONG Yuet Ki
6B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
Date
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
節能減碳新生活
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
「識碳好生活」
WWF
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
「食物博物館」話劇
Council for Sustainable Development / Performed by iStage
9 Oct 2018
「淨.海灘」海岸保育講座
Environmental Association