The Ultimate – August 2019 (Issue 31)

Ultima awarded best in Slope Maintenance & Landscaping

The award was jointly organized by Geotechnical Engineering Office Civil Engineering and Development Department, Greening, Landscape and Tree Management Section Development Bureau and Hong Kong Property Management Association.

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The hazard of cockroaches and method to prevent it

Cockroaches breed quickly and are known carriers of infectious diseases, including salmonella, dysentery, gastroenteritis and typhoid. Their faeces are also associated with triggering eczema and asthma. They contaminate food and objects whey they pass through. They have a nasty smell too. Common types of cockroaches found in Hong Kong include Periplaneta americana (American cockroach), Periplaneta … Continue reading "The hazard of cockroaches and method to prevent it"

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Eight ways to reduce office waste and help save the planet

Establish carbon reduction targets, review existing energy use habits and implement improvement measures. Use hand dryer or towel instead of paper towels. Purchase FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper. Instruct staff to do double-sided photocopying or printing. Use email or e-notice to send announcements. Set narrow margins for documents to reduce paper consumption when printing. … Continue reading "Eight ways to reduce office waste and help save the planet"

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