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Hosted by Regina Larko, Host & Producer of #impact Podcast and Sonalie Figueiras, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Green Queen, A Zero Waste Journey LIVE On Air is a brand new audio-interview series about the Zero Waste movement in Hong Kong. Join us for in-depth journalistic interviews with activists, entrepreneurs, government officials and NGO leaders in the Zero Waste movement that is sweeping Hong Kong and the world as we discuss topics like plastic pollution, recycling, fashion waste, paper waster, food waste, waste regulations, zero waste & plastic-free living and more.

A Zero Waste Journey by Green Queen & #impact Sonalie Figueiras

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Hosted by Regina Larko, Host & Producer of #impact Podcast and Sonalie Figueiras, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Green Queen, A Zero Waste Journey LIVE On Air is a brand new audio-interview series about the Zero Waste movement in Hong Kong. Join us for in-depth journalistic interviews with activists, entrepreneurs, government officials and NGO leaders in the Zero Waste movement that is sweeping Hong Kong and the world as we discuss topics like plastic pollution, recycling, fashion waste, paper waster, food waste, waste regulations, zero waste & plastic-free living and more.

    Episode 5 Fashion Waste & The Circular Economy

    Episode 5 Fashion Waste & The Circular Economy

    Topics covered include:

    >An overview of the textile waste problem in Hong Kong
    >What are some initiatives that are being developed in the city to deal with the problem
    >Whether a zero waste approach to fashion is possible in Hong Kong and abroad
    >Whether a circular economy approach to apparel supply chains is realistic
    >What can we expect for the future of fashion as consumers?

    Episode 5 Panelists
    *Edwin Keh, Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA)
    *Hanna Hallin, H&M, Sustainability Manager of H&M (Greater China)
    *Sarah Garner, Founder, Retykle

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 4 Tackling Food Waste in Asia’s Most Gluttonous City

    Episode 4 Tackling Food Waste in Asia’s Most Gluttonous City

    Topics covered include:
    >How big is the food waste problem in Hong Kong?
    >What is in place in terms of government measures to fight food waste?
    >How much of the problem comes from F&B?
    >What can chefs do?
    >What can food retailers do?
    >How much of the problem do NGOs and food banks tackle?
    >What are some ways food waste can be reused/repurposed?
    >What can consumers do to alleviate the problem?

    Episode 4 Panelists
    *Dr. Daisy Tam, Assistant Professor & Researcher, Hong Kong Baptist University Department of Humanities
    *Janice Leung Hayes, Food Writer & Entrepreneur, Founder Honestly Green

    • 1 hr
    Episode 3 CONSUMPTION: Journeying to Zero Waste

    Episode 3 CONSUMPTION: Journeying to Zero Waste

    Topics covered include:
    >Personal stories of each zero waste entrepreneur/acitvist
    >If you were in charge of environmental policy for Hong Kong, what would be the first thing you would implement?
    >Misconceptions about zero waste/recycling
    >The paradox of a consumer economy and a zero waste lifestyle
    >Challenges of running a zero waste business

    Episode 3 Panelists
    *Tamsin Thornburrow, Founder Live Zero & Thorn and Burrow
    *Hannah Chung, Founder, The Zero Waste Challenge
    *Raphael De Ry, Founder Edgar
    *Fanny Moritz, Founder, NO!W No Waste

    • 57 min
    Episode 2 Recycling in Hong Kong – What You Need To Know

    Episode 2 Recycling in Hong Kong – What You Need To Know

    Topics covered include:
    >How does recycling work in Hong Kong?
    >Who are the main actors in the Hong Kong recycling industry?
    >What is the government’s attitude towards recycling?
    >What are the economics of the recycling industry in Hong Kong?
    >How would a pay for your own waste system work and should it be implemented?

    Episode 2 Panelists
    *Paul Zimmerman, HK Southern District Councillor & CEO of Designing Hong Kong
    *Edwin Lau, Founder & Executive Director The Green Earth
    *Philippe Li, Business Development Manager HK Recycles

    • 1 hr
    Episode 1 Plastic vs Oceans – Why You Should Care

    Episode 1 Plastic vs Oceans – Why You Should Care

    Topics covered include:
    >Marine pollution overview globally
    >How serious is the problem in Hong Kong
    >What plastic does to marine life
    >The HK Government’s response to plastic pollution
    >The importance of activism
    >What can consumers do to effect real change?

    Episode 1 Panelists
    *Dana Winograd, Director-Operations, Plastic Free Seas
    *Samantha Lee, Manager, Oceans Conservation, WWF
    *Gary Stokes, Asia Director, Sea Shepherd Global

    • 1 hr 8 min

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