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It’s Raining Plastic: Microplastics Are Falling From The Sky, Scientists Find

2 Mins Read Forget Purple Rain, we are now experiencing plastic rain. Researchers have discovered a plethora of multi-coloured microscopic plastic fibres in rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains in the United States. The recently published study raises awareness about the extent of our plastic pollution. Plastic waste is not just pervasive in the planet’s rivers, soil, […]

Ovolo Hotels Announces OMG Amenities Range To Replace Single-Use Disposable Plastic

2 Mins Read Ovolo Hotels, which runs hotels across Hong Kong and Australia, have just announced the release of their own range of OMG bathroom amenities to replace single-use plastic disposables.  The new environmental initiative in collaboration with Vanity Group will make a positive impact on reducing plastic pollution in Asia and around the world. All OMG Amenities […]

How To Break Up With Single-Use Plastic in Hong Kong – A Complete Guide

5 Mins Read All the single-use plastic household, food and personal care items mentioned below end up in our landfills or our oceans. They are causing irreparable damage to our planet, our wildlife and our health. Investing in replacements means saving serious $$. It’s a total NO-BRAINER. The only thing needed on your end is a little preparation. […]

13 #ZeroWaste Instagram Accounts to Follow ASAP For Eco Inspo

6 Mins Read As one of the world’s biggest social networking apps, Instagram is great for sharing photos and videos. It’s also the perfect source of inspiration to glean information from as you embark on your eco journey. If you’re looking to live with less waste/plastic or if you’re just sick and tired of all the unnecessary packaging at […]

Zero Heroes: Hong Kong’s Most Inspiring Zero Waste Kings & Queens

11 Mins Read As humans, we make choices every single day that matter so much more than it may seem. Your life today is a result of a cumulative series of decisions you made yesterday. Collectively, as a race, we have made decisions – good and bad – that have brought our ecosystem to where its at now. There is no denying […]

HK Mom Lisa Odell Is On A Mission To Make Our City Plastic-Free & Here’s Why

4 Mins Read It was a little less than a year ago that Hong Konger Lisa Odell became acutely aware of the sheer volume of plastic waste mounting in her own household. More specifically, she suddenly realized she was throwing the rubbish out daily. “Our recycle bin was overflowing with so much plastic,” recalls the Chicago transplant. “I just wanted […]