Automated Refuse Collection System for Shek Pai Wan Estate
Hong Kong Housing Authority
Shek Pai Wan Estate
Type of Contract
Shek Pai Wan Estate is a public housing estate in Yue Kwong Road of Aberdeen, Hong Kong. There is an automated refuse collection system that serves eight standard residential blocks. The automated refuse collection system (ARCS) at Shek Pai Wan Estate were installed by Ryoden Engineering Co., Ltd, the former name of REC Engineering Limited, in Year 2005 to 2007. The ARCS is capable of collection of refuse from the servicing blocks to the Central Refuse Collection Station through the conveyance pipe by the pneumatic flow. In the Central Refuse Collection Station, there is a refuse separator to separate refuse from the air and a refuse compactor to push the refuse into a refuse container. There are two air blowers to make the pneumatic flow and other equipment to support normal operation of the system. The Hong Kong Housing Authority will issue operation and maintenance contract regularly to maintain operation of the ARCS. REC was responsible to carry out the operation and maintenance work since the plant was put into service.