Did you know that out of 16 landfills in Hong Kong, 13 have been completely filled with garbage? An average of 9,782 tonnes of municipal solid waste is sent to the landfill every day, about 20.6% of which was plastic.
Green Reps from the nominated cabinets of student societies have planted sustainability seeds by engaging their members through green promotional activities.
HKUST finds ways to turn food leftovers into good resources instead of sending it to the landfill.
HKUST Publishing Technology Center (PTC) announced that it has become the first facility among Hong Kong education institutions to obtain Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody (FSC- COC) certification.
Interview with our staff from the Green Team, sharing about her belief and passion about sustainability.
Can you imagine yourself after having a day of class, farming with other student residents with fun and sweat? Who will not enjoy the harvest of fresh vege and herbs in the hall garden?
"We should aim to strike a balance between leisure and environmental protection, and going green does not necessarily detract from the fun.”
When you buy a product, have you thought about the greenhouse gas emissions for a full life cycle? Customers are now demanding more transparent environmental information from companies to understand their products’ impact on the environment.