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Sally Ho

Sally Ho is Green Queen's resident writer and lead reporter. Passionate about the environment, social issues and health, she is always looking into the latest climate stories in Hong Kong and beyond. A long-time vegan, she also hopes to promote healthy and plant-based lifestyle choices in Asia. Sally has a background in Politics and International Relations from her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

How to Minimize Waste On Amazon Orders

4 Mins Read If you must use the e-com behemoth, Amazon, there are still some steps you can take to try and reduce the impact of your order as much as possible. It can be difficult to completely quit all online shopping. Sometimes, there might be something that you really do need and cannot source from local stores, […]

Your Chocolate Bar Probably Contains Cockroach Parts

2 Mins Read Did you know that your average chocolate bar probably contains insect parts? According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, anything less than 60 insect pieces per 100 grams of chocolate – around two typical bars of store-bought chocolate – is deemed safe for public consumption.  Bugs are constantly present during the food manufacturing […]

7 Sustainable Underwear Brands: Ethical Bras & Eco Briefs We’re Crushing On

4 Mins Read Sustainability is taking over the entire fashion industry, and underwear brands are no exception. There’s nothing pretty about unethical or environmentally-unfriendly bralettes or briefs. So we’ve put together a list of our favourite underwear labels, that are not only ticking boxes for being ultra-cute but are also taking the health of the planet and humans […]

12 Easy One-Pot Healthy Vegan Recipes You’ll Want To Make Now

4 Mins Read One-pot meals aren’t just soups and stews (although those are amazing! From dumpling skillet stir-fries to noodle bowls, and more, simplify your cooking, but not the flavor. Spending more time in the kitchen? If you’re a bit sick of doing all the dishes, we’re here to help with 12 super easy, healthy, 100-percent plant-based family […]

Food Footprint: Which Diet Creates The Least Amount Of Food Waste?

5 Mins Read In the Green Queen Food Footprint Series, we tackle some of the complexities surrounding food and examine which choices are really the most planet-friendly. Today, we explore different dietary choices and find out which one is associated with the most food waste.  The climate crisis is rising to the top of the global agenda, waking […]

What Is Your Digital Footprint & How Can You Minimise It?

5 Mins Read From generating huge amounts of waste to spewing out greenhouse gases, here is everything you need to know about the environmental impact of your digital use and what we can individually do to minimise it.  Thanks to the Digital Age, we have managed to cut down on our consumption of physical resources such as wood […]

Food Footprint: Is Eating Seafood Better for the Climate Than Meat?

5 Mins Read With the climate crisis climbing to the top of the global agenda, more people are beginning to take notice of the connection between our consumption choices and the carbon footprint it leaves behind. While some questions about the footprint of food can appear to be relatively straightforward, the reality may not always be as simple […]

10 Reasons Eating Fish and Seafood Is Bad for Your Health and the Planet

7 Mins Read Reducing seafood intake is one of the key ways you can help alleviate your negative effect on the planet, but there are also a host of other important reasons make a pass on fish for dinner.  From biodiversity loss to more frequent natural disasters and rising global temperatures, our planet is now at an important […]

The 9 Best Dairy-Free Cheese Shops to Try In the U.S.

5 Mins Read For many herbivores out there, cheese tops the list for the hardest things to give up. But thanks to these artisanal fromage makers out there, there’s no shortage of 100% plant-based cheeses out there to satisfy even the wildest of our dairy cravings. From sharp cheddars to creamy spreadables and melty mozzarella, it’s truly tough […]

Sound Therapy: What It Is, How To Practice It, and Where To Find It

4 Mins Read Sound therapists believe that sound – music, different frequencies, pure sounds – can help rebalance our energy, emotions and well-being. If you’re looking to explore a new wellness modality – sound therapy might just be it. Here, we take a dive into what sound therapy actually is, different types of sound therapies out there and […]