Environmental Management



The school is committed to the creation of a 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 joint efforts in the creation of a 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 practices 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 27 student environmental protection ambassadors. They help our committee plan, organize and evaluate environmental activities, and give suggestions on the environmental policy. Under the Green Prefect Programme, two of them have been nominated as the Head Green Prefects, while 20 of them as the Green Prefects who are responsible for checking the environmental performance of F.1-5 classes.   
List of Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors (2021-22)
Senior Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors
Xu Chun Ho4DChairperson
Yang Ka Lam4DVice-chairperson
Li Hoi Lun4D
Greening manager
Form 4 convenor
Chiu Cheuk Ngai5D
Publicity manager
Head Green Prefect
Cheng Ho Wai5DForm 5 & 6 convenor
Chu Ching Ip5D
Head Green Prefect
Hui Chak Bong5D 
Lam Wai Lok5D 
Intermediate Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors
Woo Tsz Ching2C 
Fok Tsz Him Nathan3D 
Lam Kwan Yeung3D 
Yim Fu Ban3D 
Lam Wing Kei3DJunior form convenor
Law Hiu Tung3D 
Tian Shurui3DDesign manager
Ko Kai Man3D 
Lee Kin Pan3D 
Liem Pak Hei3D 
Ng Ka Long3D 
Wong Man Chun Marcus4D 
To Tin Ho5B 
Chan Chi Wang5C 
Koon Kin Lam5C 
Lam Wai Sing5C 
Chow Cho Wang5D 
Tsoi Kam Fung5D 
Yiu Pui Kwan Angelina6B 
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 held for teachers and students regularly.

List of environmental talks


Title of the Activity

Organization / Speaker

3 Oct 2022

Virtual Educational Talk – ‘No More Plastics’ (「盒作. 絕膠」教育講座)

Greeners Action 

16 Nov 2021

Jockey Club Water Initiative on Sustainability and Engagement (JC-WISE) “Blue-Green School Partnership” Programme - Virtual School Talk on Water Sustainability

Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong

27 Mar 2021

Virtual Talk on Biodiversity Conservation 

Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups

4 Feb 2021 – 5 Feb 2021

Jockey Club Water Initiative on Sustainability and Engagement (JC-WISE) “Blue-Green School Partnership” Programme - Virtual School Talks on Water Sustainability

Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong

9 Oct 2018


Environmental Association Limited

10 Jul 2017


Council for Sustainable Development / Performed by iStage

17 Nov 2016

Marine Plastic Pollution

Plastic Free Seas

29 Feb 2016

Talk on ‘Hong Kong Nature and the Environment’

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

13 Mar 2015

Journey to the South

Jackie CHU 

29 Jun 2011

Climate Change and Sustainable Development



29 Jun 2010

Air Pollution and its Impact on our Health

Clean Air Network

12 Nov 2009

School Outreach Programme – Talk on Sustainable Development

Council for Sustainable Development

26 Jun 2009


Hong Kong Climate Change Concern Association

12 Nov 2007

School Outreach Programme – Talk on Sustainable Development

Council for Sustainable Development

6 Jul 2007

Sheng Kung Hui Joint School Forum – 2007 ‘Better Air Quality’ Public Engagement Process

Council for Sustainable Development

6 Feb 2006

A Talk on Desertification in Nei Mongolia

OISCA International Foundation