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Glass Or Plastic: Which Is Better For The Planet?

7 Mins Read When you conjure up the term zero-waste lifestyle, many of us picture instagrammable rows of glass jars filled with bulk bought food staples lining kitchen pantries. But whether the obsession with glass containers is really that much better for our planet than older and less aesthetic options is a whole-nother debate that requires more in-depth […]

K11 MUSEA To Green Hong Kong’s Harbourside w/ Biodiversity Museum & Sustainability Education Park

2 Mins Read K11 MUSEA officially opens this month as Hong Kong’s first urban biodiversity museum and sustainability education park, called the Nature Discovery Park. Part of Victoria Dockside, a New World Development backed decade-long regeneration project featuring a 3 million sq.ft. art and design district, K11 MUSEA’s mission is to offer Hong Kongers a space to reconnect […]

Is Your Reusable Bamboo Coffee Cup Toxic?

4 Mins Read 12 Popular Reusable Bamboo Fibre Coffee Cup Brands Found To Contain Toxic Melamine Looks like another popular zero waste accessory may bite the dust. That reusable bamboo fibre coffee cup that everyone is using and has become ubiquitous on the shelves of retail shops, independent cafés, coffee chains and your local homeware store? Turns out […]

Unilever CEO Announces Divestment From Non-Sustainable Portfolio Companies

2 Mins Read Anglo-Dutch multinational company Unilever shows that it is serious about sustainability in recent statements by CEO Alan Jope warning shareholders that it will sell off brands that do not positively contribute to the planet and societies.  Following earlier comments against companies that are “woke washing” by only publicly posturing on sustainability without real changes being […]

InterContinental Hotels Will Ditch Single-Use Plastic Amenities Globally Citing Guest Pressure

2 Mins Read International hotel chains are now joining the global movement to tackle plastic pollution by introducing sweeping measures to ditch mini toiletry disposables. The InterContinental Hotels Group, which owns Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Six Senses resort spas and InterContinental chains around the world, is making the bold move to switch to refillable dispensers and bottles and […]