What is the cause of the persisting waste problem?

Disposable income and living standards in Hong Kong have been on a continuous increase. Meanwhile, as Hong Kong people have become better off, the amount of waste generated also have seen a rise, with the upsurging consumption of goods and services.Hong Kong government has been carrying out waste reduction programmes. The “Hong Kong Blueprint for Sustainable…

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Air Pollution In Hong Kong Is Worse Than You Think

Air pollution is a complex issue that involves many factors impacting us all, and understanding its causes and effects can prove difficult. How air pollution affects individuals depends on several factors. Besides the chemical properties of the pollutants, a person’s age and general state of health, their duration of exposure, weather conditions, and distance from…

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Discovering the Hong Kong Underwater World

Scuba divers may see the Maldives, Indonesia or the Philippines as their dream diving destinations, as these places are famous for thier crystal-clear water and mesmerising marine life. What about local dive sites? What is your impression of Hong Kong waters? Dirty? Polluted? Mysterious? Although diving is seldom seen as a must-do activity for visitors…

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Chainsmokers Disturb HK’s Busy Streets

There were 691,600 people aged 15 or above who were current smokers in Hong Kong in 2015, which accounted for 11.4% of total population. Smoking in public in Hong Kong has been banned from 1 January 2007 under Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance (Cap. 371), first enacted in 1982 with several subsequent amendments after that. Now, lighting up…

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Earth Hour Is Coming to Town

(credits: https://earthhour.wwf.org.hk/en/home/) It’s finally March! Can you think of anything special this month? Start of the Spring season? White Day? Or it’s the month of Earth Hour? Earth Hour is usually held during the last Saturday of March. I believe everyone should have heard of it before,  but does everyone really understand what it is?…

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An Ethical Taste of Scrambled Egg with no Egg

  Golden yellow scrambled, with teriyaki sauce sprinkled on top, lays nicely on fried rice. This is vegan scrambled egg, all comes from a bottle.   Green Common, a local social enterprise, has become the first ever place outside of the United States to introduce this vegan scrambled egg. The product was developed by JUST,…

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