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Beat Plastic Pollution

Gaming Lifestyle Co Razer’s New Green Fund Makes First Investment Into Plastic-Free Toilet Paper Startup Bambooloo

5 Mins Read Razer, a billion-dollar global lifestyle brand for gamers, recently launched a new US$50 million Razer Green Fund and its very first green investment is in Bambooloo, a Singapore-based zero waste home goods brand focused on greening toilet paper. As part of its plan to support sustainable startups, Singaporean-American tech firm Razer has launched a green […]

Bambooloo Crowdfunding: Plastic-Free Startup Raises US$250K+ To Disrupt Toilet Paper

4 Mins Read Zero waste home goods brand Bambooloo has raised more than US$250,000 via equity crowdfunding in order to further its plastic-free mission and launch its bamboo household consumers goods to the United Kingdom. Owned and operated by The Nurturing Co (TNC), the Singapore-based sustainable products e-commerce startup aims to provide consumers with safer, healthier, and cost-effective […]

HELP: Hong Kong Dolphin Tours Days Away From Closing Down Due To Low Tourism

2 Mins Read Due to the recent drop in tourist numbers, the number of people going on pink dolphin sightseeing tours organised by The Hong Kong Dolphinwatch has plumetted, and the ecological tour operator is now only days away from going out of business. The group is the city’s only organisation running excursions following governmental guidelines, and all […]

Amazon India To Ditch Single-Use Plastic Packaging By 2020

2 Mins Read Multinational online retail giant Amazon recently announced that their India operation will phase out all single-use disposable plastic packaging by June 2020. This move follows multiple strides taken by corporations to ditch plastic and reduce their environmental impact, in line with the Indian government’s fight against pollution. In response to consumer criticism about the overuse […]

Local NGO EcoDrive Releases Start Small, Start Now Hong Kong Plastic Crisis Documentary

3 Mins Read Right in time for global campaign Plastic Free July, local not-for-profit (NFP) organization, EcoDrive, has released a documentary film about Hong Kong’s plastic problem. Start Small, Start Now, directed by London-based Photo Escapes Films, follows the journey of filmmakers John Alexander and Matthew Williams-Ellis as they catalogue the catastrophic effect of single-use plastic in the city and the waste debris […]

Heirlooms: Global Women Community Camel Assembly & Local Artist Thomas Herron Raise Alarm About Plastic Crisis

2 Mins Read Earlier this June, Camel Assembly, an international community of creative female leaders, joined forces with Hong Kong based designer, Thomas Herron to create a series of installations highlighting plastic pollution generated throughout the city for the UN Environment’s World Environment Day. Titled Heirlooms, the artists crafted 12 large-scale spheres molded from compacted, recycled, single-use plastic; constructing the same volume […]