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Hong Kong-Based Board Game LOOP Promotes SDG 12 Sustainable Consumption & Suggests Alternatives To Materialism

3 Mins Read Educational board game LOOP: Life Of Ordinary People uses the concept of serious gaming as a channel for change, with the aim of questioning people’s unsustainable consumption behaviours and consumers are taking the bait. The young company made recently debuted its Kickstarter campaign, where it became 100% funded within 24 hours and reached over 800% […]

New EU Rules To End Throwaway Culture Fuelling Global Climate & Waste Crisis

3 Mins Read New European rules could spell the end of the throwaway culture where products are constantly bought and binned, fuelling the global climate crisis and mounting waste problem. The regulations, announced by the European Commission, will apply to a range of items such as smartphones, clothing, electronics and packaging.  The European Commission has just announced a […]

OPINION: Marie Kondo’s New Online Store Represents Everything That’s Wrong With Our Consumer Culture

5 Mins Read Marie Kondo selling useless things online sparks no joy for our planet. Marie Kondo, the pint-sized Japanese personality that achieved global fame including a New York Times bestselling book and a Netflix show, has launched an online store selling branded lifestyle products. After becoming a global phenomenon thanks to KonMari, her decluttering philosophy that advocates […]