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5 Vegan & Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands That Are Doing Sustainability Right

5 Mins Read According to eco-campaigners Zero Waste Week, in 2018, the beauty industry was responsible for over 142 billion units of packaging that eventually made their way to landfills and the oceans. Apart from this, the industry has been criticised for torturing animals when it comes to testing as well as deriving ingredients from them for these […]

Bathroom Swaps: Support #Local Business w/ These Zero Waste Alternatives

5 Mins Read Since lockdown measures have gotten stricter, we all need more home projects. We also need to help our local brands or they won’t survive. Plus, we all could do with being more environmentally responsible – have you seen the latest stats about our global plastic waste crisis? It’s terrifying. So below, we share bathroom swaps […]

INTERVIEW: Zero Waste Pioneer & Coconut Matter Founder On Following Your Heart & Why The Whole System Needs To Be Redesigned

5 Mins Read We sat down with Diane van Zwanenberg, founder of plastic-free natural and vegan beauty brand Coconut Matter who is making strides in promoting low-waste living in Asia and beyond. Diane has led the alternative beauty and cosmetics industry in Asia since she first introduced her pioneering plastic-free packaging brand, and has since encouraged many to […]

Hong Kong’s Best Zero Waste Natural Deodorants

4 Mins Read There is nothing sexy about smelly armpits. We know. Living in a hot and sticky climate like ours, we know how important deodorant is to our daily hygiene routine. But not all deodorants or antiperspirants are made equal. Most of the store bought stuff are loaded with toxins, possible carcinogenic aluminum, and a host of […]