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Face Masks Polluting Hong Kong Beaches & Hills Since Coronavirus

3 Mins Read As the current coronavirus epidemic lingers, many Hong Kong citizens and residents are taking precautions to protect themselves by wearing a surgical face mask in public. However, environmental groups in Hong Kong are now warning about the devastation left behind by surgical masks carelessly littered on local beaches and hiking trails.  The current outbreak of […]

PRAISE-HK: New HKUST App Helps Hong Kongers Reduce Air Pollution Exposure

3 Mins Read A new app developed by the Institute for the Environment under the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) has recently launched to enable the public to make more informed choices that reduce their personal exposure to outdoor air pollution. The phone app, dubbed PRAISE-HK, aims to help Hong Kongers make better individual travel […]

8 Key Facts About Hong Kong Air Pollution

8 Mins Read The American Women’s Association (AWA) of Hong Kong recently hosted a panel talk on air pollution in the city at Explorium Hong Kong’s exciting space. The panel, which was moderated by Green Queen founder Sonalie Figueiras, was joined by key experts on the topic, including CEO of Clean Air Network (CAN) Patrick Fung, team leader […]

5 Reasons We’re Crushing On LUSH’s First Naked Shop In Asia

4 Mins Read Hong Kong has just welcomed Asia’s very first Naked LUSH store. Located in the heart of Causeway Bay, the new packaging-free shop offers beauty lovers LUSH’s iconic range from shampoo bars to bath bombs as well as new naked additions, all with zero packaging. With the majority of beauty and cosmetic products on the mainstream […]