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#GiftGreenGiftKind: 25 Eco + Cruelty-Free Christmas Gifts From Local Brands

12 Mins Read Forget 12 days of Christmas, we’re doing 25! Christmas is around the corner and now more than ever we need to vote with our dollar and #GiftGreenGiftKind from local, cruelty-free, plant-based and low waste businesses. It’s been a really tough year for most businesses and this season, we’re supporting smaller, community brands that don’t list […]

#VEGAN Hong Kong Christmas Guide: Restaurants, Groceries & Catering

4 Mins Read Restaurants Serving Vegan Christmas Dinner, Brunches & More Nectar: Nectar will sadly be closing its doors December 27th- don’t miss a last hurrah at Peggy Chan’s award-winning and boundary-breaking restaurant- book their Festive Menu ASAP! Mak Mak: Going out with Omnis? Not to worry! Mak Mak will be serving a festive sharing brunch on Christmas […]

#MadeInHong Kong: 9 Cruelty-Free Local Food & Drink Holiday Gifts

6 Mins Read Christmas gift ideas that are eco-friendly and cruelty-free don’t come easy. Frankly, no one actually needs more things! Food & drink however, is always welcome and a great way to treat your loved ones with something everyone can enjoy together. In the spirit of celebrating the holiday season the green and ethical way, here are […]

The Ultimate Holiday Decluttering Guide: Mind, Body, & Home

5 Mins Read With Christmas coming around the corner and the end of the year fast approaching, many of us have made it a bit of an annual ritual to do some much needed house cleaning. This is a common practice before the Lunar New Year as well, so why not take an early opportunity before 2020 comes […]

8 Eco-Friendly & Easy Daily Lifestyle Swaps To Make For The New Year

5 Mins Read We like to think that we don’t leave a massive footprint behind on our planet. But have you thought of the many little things in our daily routines that do add up? If you want to make some eco-friendly changes, now is the time. And no, we’re not talking about ditching single-use plastic straws- that’s […]

6 Tips To Shop For All Your Christmas Groceries The Eco-Friendly Way

4 Mins Read Christmas is just around the corner, and you might be planning a dinner party or ten (!) during this season of eating, drinking and being merry. While we often make a huge effort to organise and host a memorable soiree, many of us forget to think about ways to reduce our environmental impact during these […]

10 Ways To Host An Eco-Friendly Christmas Holiday Party

5 Mins Read It’s that time of year again! Over the Christmas season, most of us gather with our friends and visit family members to celebrate. But all those dinner parties and festivities do add up – think about the non-recyclable bunting and tinsel to the food waste from overflowing buffet spreads. This doesn’t mean that we can’t […]

Eco Christmas Cards Guide: 6 Ways To Green Your Seasons Greetings

3 Mins Read In the spirit of Christmas, many of us send and receive lots of cards with good wishes and season’s greetings. Sadly, this tradition can come at a big price for our planet. But there’s no need to fret- we came up with 6 ways you can sustainably participate in the meaningful activity of sending cards […]

10 Ways To Deal With Eco-Anxiety Over The Holidays

4 Mins Read With so much news uncovering the severity of our ecological crisis, eco-anxiety, a psychological disorder involving ‘intense worry and a state of heightened anxiety about the environmental crisis’, is becoming more and more prevalent. The entire younger generation has grown up in the middle of mass biodiversity loss, record-breaking global warming and never ending pollution […]

Eco Christmas: 10 Ways To Wrap Your Christmas Gifts Sustainably

4 Mins Read The tradition of gift wrapping, while beautiful for a moment, leaves behind a long-lasting footprint on our planet. With total annual sale of gift wraps now reaching an estimated US$2.6 billion in the global retail industry, it is time we start replacing this age-old custom with more sustainable alternatives. Here are 10 ideas that will […]

Plant-Based Christmas: 12 Vegan Recipes For Your Festive Dinner

4 Mins Read There are so many reasons to adopt a plant-based diet, whether it is to reduce your carbon footprint, save animals or for your health. But going plant-based doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on a delicious Christmas dinner. Here are 12 mouth-watering vegan recipes to bookmark for the ultimate cruelty-free feast that even […]

Experience Presents: 8 Christmas Gift Ideas That Aren’t Things

4 Mins Read Hong Kong is suffering from a consumption problem, and we have the power to affect change with our individual daily actions. Just to put into perspective, Hong Kong sends 370 tonnes of textiles to our landfills every single day. While the Christmas season is all about giving, it doesn’t mean that it has to be […]

Sustainable Secondhand Christmas Is Around The Corner, Says B-Stock Report

3 Mins Read According to the world’s largest online B2B platform for returned and excess consumer items, B-Stock Solutions, the secondhand apparel market is growing 21 times faster than the primary market, making secondhand gifts a likely trend this Christmas season. The company, which was founded in 2008, argues that this shift is predominantly driven by more conscious […]

10 Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Ideas To Start The Festive Season

5 Mins Read While real trees do use up fewer materials and resources to produce than fake ones, these “eco” varieties of organically grown trees often need to be ordered and transported from harvesters half-way across the world, leaving behind a hefty carbon footprint. Plus, once the season is over, countless trees pile on top of our already […]