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‘Ugly’ Produce Pioneer Imperfect Foods Pledges To Reach Net-Zero By 2030

4 Mins Read Imperfect Foods, one of the first startups to slash food waste with “ugly” produce boxes, has pledged to double down on its sustainability efforts by slashing its carbon footprint. Pledging to reach net-zero emissions by the end of the decade, the company says it will convert to 100% renewable energy, improve regional sourcing and eliminate […]

Bambooloo Crowdfunding: Plastic-Free Startup Raises US$250K+ To Disrupt Toilet Paper

4 Mins Read Zero waste home goods brand Bambooloo has raised more than US$250,000 via equity crowdfunding in order to further its plastic-free mission and launch its bamboo household consumers goods to the United Kingdom. Owned and operated by The Nurturing Co (TNC), the Singapore-based sustainable products e-commerce startup aims to provide consumers with safer, healthier, and cost-effective […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hong Kong Composting Guide: Ways To Compost Your Food Waste In The City

9 Mins Read Composting is one of the most effective ways to minimise food waste, which accounts for 30% of what is thrown away for the average household and contributes 10% of global carbon emissions. According to NGO Feeding Hong Kong, over 3,600 tonnes of food waste are sent to landfill every day. In fact, once you start […]

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 […]

France Bans Companies From Throwing Away & Burning Unsold Goods

3 Mins Read France has just banned companies from destroying leftover stock and returned items. Under the anti-waste law, which was recently passed by parliament in late January, luxury goods and designer brands, as well as those selling electrical items, hygiene and cosmetics products, must reuse, redistribute or recycle instead of throwing them away. The wide-ranging 130-article bill, […]

WAVE Startup Creates Emission-Free Bio Plastic Bags From Cassava That Dissolve In Water

3 Mins Read Amsterdam-based startup WAVE Eco Solutions has developed a biodegradable and hot water soluble cassava-based bio-plastic bag in a bid to tackle the global plastic pollution crisis. Unlike conventional plastic bags, WAVE’s products are made without plastic polymers that are typically made using fossil fuels. Their new alternative to plastic does not contribute to greenhouse gas […]