Environmental Protection Department, the Hong Kong Environment, Transportation,
and Works Bureau and others are heavily involved in the project. As of January 2007
the rubberized bitumen is imported from mainland China and processed in existing
machinery in Hong Kong. There is a test road built at the future site of the Hong
Kong Eco-Park, and this road is also currently being expanded (See Figure 9). Testing
will continue for one year, and based on these results the government will decide
whether or not to use rubberized asphalt on a larger scale.
Figure 11 - A rubberized asphalt road being constructed at the Hong Kong Eco-Park (also currently under construction).
Mr. Lee of the EPD also informed us that Hong Kong has had pilot programs
testing the viability of pyrolysis, but these programs have shown pyrolysis not to be