Re ECF Project: 2013-26

Project Title: Incense Smoke & Odour Collection & Filtering System and Incense Ash Regeneration

Applicant: Ms. Doris SIN Pik-shan, Chief Executive Officer, Sik Sik Yuen (SSY)

Total Approved Grant: $ 5,258,000

Duration: 1/1/2015 to 31/8/2016

Project Status/Remarks: On-going

This is a project proposed by SSY as part of its 3-year greening programme under the Green Non-government Organization (NGO) Scheme. The project aims to improve the air quality in Wong Tai Sin Temple by technology demonstration to reduce air pollutants and odour from incense burning. It also recycles the ashes generated from incense burning. The project has four main purposes:

  1. Study the air pollution problem arisen from incense burning in Wong Tai Sin Temple;
  2. Design and build incense remediation and odour removal system aimed at reducing the air pollution problem originated from the incense burning in Wong Tai Sin Temple;
  3. Utilize incense ash synthesize zeolite for the removal of incense odour by adsorption; and
  4. Monitor the performance and effectiveness of the incense remediation and odour removal system.

Summary of the Findings/Outcomes:
To be available upon completion of the project