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From Pregnancy Through Birth: The Green Queen Guide To Expecting In Hong Kong

6 Mins Read As Kermit the Frog will tell you, it’s not easy being green. Here’s our pick of the best brands and services in town for green-leaning families, enabling conscious parents to keep their eco-commitments on track. All The (Green) Gear Let’s take it from the… bottom. If you’re considering cloth diapering your little one, then Petit […]

Low Waste Life: Confessions Of An Ex-Zero-Waste Jar Activist

8 Mins Read Two years ago, I made the somewhat difficult and hugely inconvenient decision to keep all my waste in a glass jar. I wanted to make as large an environmental impact as possible, and walk the talk about advocating for a greener & healthier planet. This drastic decision came with many unintended consequences, so I’m sharing […]

Zero Waste Life: 85 Tips, Suggestions & Ideas To Quit Waste For Good

7 Mins Read At this point, you shouldn’t need any more convincing about why it’s important for all of us to try to live a lower waste lifestyle. Our plastic waste crisis has never been more acute, and living plastic-free can actually make you healthier. Since it’s currently Zero Waste Week, we decided to compile the ULTIMATE zero […]

Bathroom Swaps: Support #Local Business w/ These Zero Waste Alternatives

5 Mins Read Since lockdown measures have gotten stricter, we all need more home projects. We also need to help our local brands or they won’t survive. Plus, we all could do with being more environmentally responsible – have you seen the latest stats about our global plastic waste crisis? It’s terrifying. So below, we share bathroom swaps […]

IKEA Debuts Plant-Filled, Low-Waste & Self-Sufficient “Home Of Tomorrow”

3 Mins Read Swedish furniture and homeware giant IKEA has just unveiled its newest eco-friendly concept in Szczecin, Poland. Dubbed the Home of Tomorrow, the space was envisioned by Polish designers looking to redefine the way we live at home. The 2,700 square foot showroom is fitted with sustainable design solutions from micro-gardens to composting stations, furnished with […]

5 DIY Zero-Waste Bathroom Essentials From Toothpaste To Face Masks

3 Mins Read We all want to live a little lighter on earth, but making waste-free choices doesn’t mean that we have to sacrifice on our favourite bath, body and skincare products. You might be wondering – how can we really avoid all that plastic packaging in our everyday toiletries? We’re here to help. Here, we’ve put together […]

#PlasticFreeOnline: Our Guide To Minimising Waste On Amazon Orders

4 Mins Read It can be difficult to completely quit all online shopping. Sometimes, there might be something that you really do need and cannot source from local stores, nearby shops, or even independent e-commerce sites, which leaves you with the final (dreaded) option of ordering your item from Amazon. Ideally, if you have the option to support […]

5 Books To Kickstart Your Low-Waste Lifestyle Journey

3 Mins Read Are you ready to make the move to becoming more zero-waste this January? Faced with our overflowing landfills, the global plastic ocean pollution crisis and our ecological emergency, it’s more important than ever to make impactful changes to our daily lives. If you’re in need of some motivation and guidance in your low-waste journey, these […]

Singapore Couple Inspires Community With Urban Farm-To-Table Concept

2 Mins Read Founded by Scott and Justine Farmer in 2018, The Farmers is a Singaporean social enterprise promoting sustainability, cultural reconnection and local ecology through urban agriculture. Their urban farm is located right in their front garden, and has encouraged their community to grow their own herbs and food, and reconnect with others and nature.  This venture […]

Slowood Kennedy Town: Hong Kong’s New Organic Grocery & Zero Waste Lifestyle Mecca

4 Mins Read Upon the entrance at Slowood, if the giant six-and-a-half foot tall mushroom doesn’t catch your attention, the clean industrial, steel-framed windows inviting you inside will. Looking more like a Scandi minimalist showroom than the city’s newest sustainable grocery destination, the concept behind Slowood is as beautiful as the store itself. From bulk bins to refill […]

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 […]

Edgar Chez K11 : Hong Kong’s First Bulk Grocery Shopping Experience

5 Mins Read These past few years has seen a surge in the zero waste movement. Brought on by activists like Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Celia Ristow of Litterless, and our hometown heroes, no-waste markets have been popping up all over the country. In European cities like Berlin, Barcelona and Vienna, ethically-minded store owners are trying […]

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 […]