Alex King EcoTRY Flexible Recycling Point
EcoTRY Flexible Recycling Point is Iron Design Award winner in 2017 - 2018 Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Award Category.
EcoTRY Flexible Recycling Point

EcoTRY” offers a flexible solution for operators to have size adjustment as well as the proportion of collection box fit the needs of different living districts in Hong Kong. Each cover is closely packed with each other and attached to metal frame due to magnetic effect. That means the expected amount of waste collected can be easily adjusted by the operator himself since the items/ category collected from different district may vary. Major material is reclaimed wood collected directly from local recyclers as many unused construction materials are being disposed everyday in Hong Kong.

EcoTRY Flexible Recycling Point
Alex King EcoTRY
Alex King Flexible Recycling Point
Alex King design
Alex King design
Alex King

Dr. Alex King is a product designer and worked extensively in Hong Kong and Shanghai. He holds a Bachelor degree in Product Design and MBA in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is specializing in inclusive design, health care, elderly research and sustainable product development. He has received numerous design awards over the past 16 years in design industry. Recently, he swept the champion in Mobile Collection Points Design Competition organized by Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR, offering a flexible recycling solution for public and recyclers. He was an awarded designer in New Business Ideas Incubation Circle Convention, New World Development in 2017. In 2010, he designed a pair of ‘Broken Frame” to raise awareness on re-establishing human relationship not with the eyes, but with the mind. This makes him took a Silver Prize from OPUS JAPAN Optical Design Competition in Osaka. Dr. King promotes Inclusive Design since he joined multi-national corporations of telecommunication in 2003. He worked closely with Switel, Sanyo, Motorola and PCCW to develop simplified phone for older persons benefiting people for all. Dr. King has substantial experience in teaching. He teaches bachelor courses in PolyU and HKDI and committed to contributing and promoting creative industry. He had successfully developed foundation design courses and e-learning programmes for part-time learners in Open University of Hong Kong as he believed design innovation can change our world. He was nominated as subject officer on behalf of OUHK in Creative Industry Discipline of CreateHK. He is a full member of HKDA, CSD and IET and served as judger for footwear, sustainable tableware and international product design competitions since 2009. Recently, Alex is appointed as principal consultant in game sets design for people with dementia and flexible showcase for luxury jewelry with NGOs and listed company respectively.

Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR The EPD is responsible for developing policies covering environmental protection, nature conservation; enforcing environmental legislation; monitoring environmental quality; providing collection, transfer, treatment and disposal facilities for various types of waste; advising on the environmental implications of town planning and new policies; handling pollution complaints and incidents; and raising awareness and support in the community for environmental initiatives.These responsibilities are spread across six programme areas listed as follows: Air Programme, Environmental Assessment and Planning Programme, Nature Conservation Programme, Noise Programme, Waste Programme. Water Programme