1988 - 1997
Chief executive officers of 5 companies providing cleaning and waste management services in Hong Kong initiated a working committee to set up Environmental Contractors Management Association (ECMA) for the promotion of the interests of the environmental services industry.
Inaugural issue of ECMA’s annual Directory – 1993 Directory
Participated in “Expo 2001”, an exhibition organized by HKU to project a futuristic vision of Hong Kong.
Press conference regarding Landfill Charging Scheme.
Site visit to Guangzhou.
1998 - 2007
10th Anniversary Reception.
First Edition of ECMA Newsletter.
Participated in HOFEX 1999.
Visit tour to Clean Asia 2000 in Kuala Lumpur.
Visit tour to the Asia Clean Expo 2001 in Shanghai.
15th Anniversary Reception.
Press conference – “Cleaning service industry acts positively against SARS”.
China Clean Expo 2005 Beijing Tour.
Study tour to Korea.
2008 - 2017
20th Anniversary Dinner.
Site visit tour to Beijing.
Visit tour to Nanjing and Shanghai.
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam study tour.
Joined a protest at the Chater Garden outside the entrance of the Legislative Council Building to express the industry’s view on Minimum Wage Ordinance.
EDP presenting the idea of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Charging Scheme to the industry.
25th Anniversary Dinner.
Business Mission Tour to Singapour.
Press conference regarding opinion on Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Charging Scheme.
Environmental Contractors Management Association Limited (ECMAL) incorporated as a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Ordinance (Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong).
2018 - 2023 and Onwards
30th Anniversary Dinner.
As supporting organization of Trial Project and the Fourth Vatch of Community Involvement Projects of Municipal Solid Waste Charging.
Worked together with Hong Kong Waste Association Limited (HKWAL) as collaborating organizations to submit a project proposal application to the Recycling Fund under the Industry Support Programme. The project, entitled “Enhancing Operation of the Recycling Industry: Pilot Scheme on Applying Data System to the Collection and Delivery of Food Waste”.
Press conference – “Insufficient Mask Supply for Environmental Services Industry”.
First time ever to host Annual General Meeting through online platform.
2021 Annual General Meeting under COVID epidemic.
2022 Annual General Meeting.
In the 35th year since founding, EMAL will always be dedicated to promoting professionalism and welfare of the environmental contractors industry in Hong Kong.