Lai, Julian C., & Tao, Julia (2003). Perception of environmental hazards in Hong Kong Chinese. Risk Analysis. 23, 669-684.
This article studies the risk perception of various demographic groups in Hong Kong. Risks are diverse and include things such as radioactive fallout, tidal waves, and air pollution, amongst others.
Martinsons, Maris G., So, Simon K.K., Tin, Cathy, & Wong, Donna (1997). Hong Kong and China: emerging markets for environmental products and technologies. Long Range Planning, 30, 277-290.
This journal article provides some insight into the green purchasing behavior of Hong Kong residents, and some of the factors leading to this behavior.
Merritt, N. J, Redmond, W.H., & Pearson, M. M. (2005). Government and market mechanisms to provide alternatives to scrap tire disposal. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing. 13, 151-178.
This assesses state imposed fees and incentives towards tire recycling and disposal, as well as general government regulations (determined via abstract – couldn’t find full article on the web).
Michelin, Inc. (2004). Michelin(R) Pax(R) System. Retrieved December 3, 2006, from Michelin(R) Web site: http://www.michelinman.com/difference/innovation/paxsystem.html
This website describes Michelin’s innovative PAX® Tire system, which is a unique way of improving automobile reliability and tire life.
Michelin, Inc. (2006). Zero Pressure (TM). Retrieved December 3, 2006, from Michelin(R) Web site: http://www.michelinman.com/difference/innovation/zeropressure.html
This website describes Michelin’s new tire system which allows relatively safe driving when the tire loses pressure. These tires are also more efficient and longer lasting than normal tires.
Miller, C. (2006). Scrap tires. Waste Age, 37(9), 72.
This one page article summarizes US statistics on scrap tires for the year of 2003. It cites its sources if further information is desired.
NEA. (2006, May). Singapore National Environment Agency. Retrieved January 14, 2007, from RECYCLING PLANTS IN SINGAPORE Web site: http://www.nea.gov.sg/cms/rcd/Local%20Recycling%20Plants.pdf
This website provides a list of some recycling plants in Singapore. The list provides some basic information on the material being recycled (tires are easy to locate in a column), as well as the method of recycling and contact information for