Sustainable living doesn't mean living without luxuries but being conscious of your resource consumption and minimising your impact on the environment.
Humans are integral to securing the future of Earth and sustainability should be at the forefront of every individual. In honour of Earth day, we have outlined some guiding principles which can be used to reduce your carbon footprint and make sustainable living a reality.
Whether a home is a small apartment or a large house, there is plenty that can be done to make it more environmentally friendly.
Conserve Energy: energy production accounts for 21.3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide along with 90% of greenhouse released into the environment every year. Reducing overall household energy can help decrease your carbon footprint.
Go Paperless: on average, 31 kilogram of junk is delivered to our home every year. Reducing the amount of paper which is mailed to us will benefit the environment.
Go Green: having more greenery around the house can balance out your CO2 emissions Planting gardens and having plants around the house can help the environment.
Waste: reduce, reuse and recycle products to practice sustainability.
Emissions from vehicular transportation are amongst the top most polluting gases, however there are ways to help reduce that.
Groceries: plastic takes hundreds of years to decompose and is often attributed to the diminishing of aquatic life.
Fashion: fashion and textiles is the third most polluting industry in the world.
Take a moment to think about our planet this Earth Day and how you can help protect it. Go green— live a lifestyle mother nature would be proud of.
- Written by Amulya Misra
Comments will be approved before showing up.
Hong Kong's art market has become the third largest in the world. Local and international artists have merged together to bring about inspiring exhibitions, hidden gems of urban art and creative art installations for art enthusiasts across Asia. The city hosts some amazing art fairs, creative galleries and unique street art. We've rounded up Hong Kong's must see art fairs and exhibitions in March and outline what gives each one it's edge. Make sure you mark your diaries!
When it comes to art, Katie Alice Fitz Gerald knows a thing or two. She has spent the last few years living in New York as one of the founding partners of Denny Dimin Gallery. Prior to that she held the position of Gallery Director at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery in New York. In 2017 she relocated to Hong Kong with her family and is now the Director of Denny Dimin Gallery Hong Kong (DDHK).
We spent some time to speak with Katie Alice about Hong Kong's evolving art scene and her contribution to Arts Month with the exciting launch of her new Denny Dimin contemporary gallery.
In the midst of our daily struggles we often find ourselves not having the mindful living space that would inspire us to be the best version of ourselves. Mindfulness is a way of engaging with the world, maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, actions, feelings and surrounding environment.
Since mindful living encompasses essentially everything you do and experience, it can be difficult to know where to start. Discover a few practical ways you to create a more mindful space within your home.