Local Goods Made From Local Trash
With his cleverly upcycled products and workshops, Hong Kong-based Kevin Cheung is seeking to solve his city’s urgent waste issue, and urges us to think twice before we dump our stuff.
Hong Kong’s music festival with a sustainable focus is back with a new venue, bigger lineup, more stages and zero waste. Here, co-founder Florian Melinette talks alternative music, gong baths and solar-powered stages.
A pioneer of Thailand’s boutique luxury hotel industry, Akaryn group’s Anchalika Kijkanakorn has just opened her country’s first plastic-free hotel, showing that high-end doesn’t need to come at a cost to the earth.
Still find the language of Traditional Chinese Medicine impenetrable? Cinci Leung is here to make its philosophy as accessible and palatable as drinking mocktails and surfing Facebook.
Miniwiz is the Taiwan-based upcycling powerhouse that has transformed the world’s waste into over 1,200 new materials for the building of a zero-carbon, close-loop society. And that’s just one of their projects.
Tired of fashion’s unsettling pace of production and consumption in Asia, Susannah Jaffer left her job as an editor and creative director to kickstart an online boutique for discerning shoppers to get their ethical fashion fix.
Meet Polly Ho, the Hong Kong designer redefining the 300-year heritage behind Canton silk as a co-founder of fashion company Loom Loop.