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Green Initiatives

New World Facilities Management Company Limited ("NWFM") strives to manage the environmental impact of our operation in an efficient manner and achieve excellence in environmental practices.

Green Management

NWFM and Youth Square received the following awards and recognition for their efforts in sustainability initiatives:

  • Indoor Air Quality Certificate - Youth Square (Good Class) awarded by the Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Indoor Air Quality Certificate - Y Loft (Good Class) awarded by the Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Wastewi$e Label - NWFM and Youth Square (Class of Excellence) awarded by the Environment Campaign Committee
  • Energywi$e Label - NWFM and Youth Square (Class of Good) awarded by the Environment Campaign Committee
  • Quality Water Recognition Scheme for Buildings – NWFM and Youth Square awarded by the Water Supplies Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Carbon Reduction 4% Certificate -  NWFM and Youth Square awarded by the Environment Campaign Committee

NWFM implemented a series of green initiatives in office management including:

  • Reduction of usage of paper
  • Recycling of toner cartridges
  • Waste separation

NWFM adopts sustainable procurement practices, and encourages suppliers and contractors to follow environmentally-friendly practices.

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Green Operations

NWFM integrates sustainability in the management and operation of Youth Square by reducing energy, water and paper consumption. This covers:

  • Installation of LED lights and phased replacement of less efficient illumination tools
  • Energy saving mode for daytime illumination
  • Energy saving mode for escalators
  • Variable speed drive for air-conditioning system
  • Waste separation and installation of recycle bins at public areas
  • Installation of auto-sensor water taps
  • Installation of water-saving shower heads
  • Use of tissue paper made of recycled fibre
  • Tenants' engagement programme - waste separation
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Green Activities

  • Earth Hour by World Wide Fund for Nature
  • Clothes Recycling by Green Sense
  • Eco Action Day by Ricoh Hong Kong Limited
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Book Crossing Festival

Book Crossing Festival is an annual signature event of Youth Square that promotes reading and cultural exchange among youth by swapping books with each other, which in turn encourages them to develop a good reading habit with environmental benefits.

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