Disposable utensils is part of our daily life. Despite of its convenience, we in fact disposed a huge amount in each day, and caused relevant impact to the environment. According to statistics in 2019, we disposed about 200 tonnes of plastic utensils daily.1
Taiwanese drinks and coffee are more than popular in Hong Kong, however, “bring-your-own-cup” is yet to become a mainstream. We still have a vast amount of plastic and paper cup sent to landfill for disposal. In our project, WWF aim to deal with the issue of disposable cup through understanding obstacles that we faced, then transforming our awareness into prolonged “bring-your-own” habit.
1 FRSTF Paper 85, Public Consultation on the Scheme on Regulation of Disposable Plastic Tableware, Business Facilitation Advisory Committee Food Business and Related Services Task Force, EPD, HKSARG: https://www.gov.hk/en/theme/bf/pdf/FRSTF_Paper_85_en.pdf
Sustainable eating practices have numerous health benefits. Studies have shown that consuming a plant-based diet, such as whole food, semi-vegetarian, lacto-ovo vegetarian, vegan, and pescatarian, is associated with a lower risk of chronic diseases […]