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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 […]

BPA-Free Plastic Products Aren’t Actually Any Safer

2 Mins Read “BPA-Free” is now a label you see plastered on many plastic containers on store shelves. Ever since information about the potentially toxic effects of the compound surfaced, plastic box manufacturers have been desperate to combat widespread fear amongst consumers. Now, a study has found that BPA-free does not necessarily translate to a safer product.  A […]

Plastic Free July Is Here: Join The 2019 Global Challenge

4 Mins Read New data from the Plastic Free Foundation reveals that individual actions to reduce plastic waste can make a real impact. Of the 120 million who took part in last year’s Plastic Free July Challenge, 90 percent made long-term changes in their daily habits to commit to reduce plastic use in their lifestyles. Almost 500 million […]

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 […]