Posts tagged sustainability
My Ever-Changing Views on Everyday Activism

Back in April, I conducted a TEDx talk on the topic of Everyday Activism. I’ve always believed that individual actions—regardless of how small they seem—have the capacity to instigate widespread social change. However, as I begin to expose myself to articles covering the subjects of environmental justice and climate change, my views have grown increasingly unsettled.

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Food Waste, Local Produce, and Tracking My Carbon Footprint

In the first week of my ‘30-Day Awareness Challenge’, I delve into the topics of food waste, local produce, and carbon footprints. To my dismay, I discover that my conscious efforts to live sustainably may be entirely offset by one simple habit.

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Embarking on a "Zero-Waste" Journey...One Year Later

This time last year, I wrote an article titled Embarking on a Zero-Waste journey. One year later, I reflect on the process, my thoughts, and realizations.

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I Collected All My Plastic For 10 Days. Here's What I Discovered.

As a member of Bye Bye Plastic Bags Hong Kong, I spent the 7th-16th of January participating in a Zero Waste challenge where I collected all the plastic I used in a 16 ounce mason jar. The objective was to monitor the amount of daily plastic consumed and devise creative ways to limit what goes in - all the while having fun and raising awareness through sharing my progress through Instagram.

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5 Zero-Waste Essentials to Kickstart Your Low-Impact Lifestyle in 2019

Living ‘zero-waste’ or low waste can be challenging, but it can be simplified when you’re surrounded with the right equipment. Although not entirely necessary for lowering your rates of consumption, these items mentioned were (and continue to be) instrumental in supplementing my transition.

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6 Easy Tips for Sustainable Gift-Giving This Christmas

It’s Christmas season! And in this day and age, that is pretty much synonymous with material gift-giving season! With our rates of consumption soaring through the roof, this post explores different ways you can transform your festivities to be more sustainable, but just as enjoyable.

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Using Poop to Grow Plants

One of the most intriguing speakers at the Green Fest was without a doubt the man who used his poop to grow plants: Cesar Jung-Harada. I had the honor of interviewing him for SCMP Young Post, and in the process, gained perspective on his take on environmental issues and what he’s doing to combat them.

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Are You Really an Environmentalist If You Still Consume Meat?

Studies show that meat consumption is the single greatest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, and as a result, climate change. Although I try to be inclusive with different methods of activism, one controversial question that has been stuck with me is: are you really an environmental activist if you still consume meat? In this post, I discuss my perspective on this issue.

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Food’s Future Summit: Reflecting on the Future of Protein

Over the weekend, I had the privilege of attending Hong Kong’s annual Food’s Future Summit. After listening to the engaging panelist discussion hosted by Green Queen, I was left with a mind full of thoughts that needed to be shared. So here are my reflections on the event and a summary of what I found fascinating!

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