Event planning for waste reduction. The Purpose Business

Event planning for waste reduction

As we approach the main outdoor events season in Hong Kong, which is followed closely by the Christmas and Chinese New Year festivities, [...]

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‘Biodegradable, compostable, eco-plastic’ – but is it better? The Purpose Business

‘Biodegradable, compostable, eco-plastic’ – but is it better?

Dr Merrin Pearse explains what the terms on your plastic packaging mean and why it's important to understand them. Your company has done [...]

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Thoughts on sustainability leadership, The Purpose Business

Thoughts on sustainability leadership

Dr Merrin Pearse is inspired by a discussion on sustainable business leadership hosted by GlobeScan’s co-CEO Chris Coulter. Over the last year there [...]

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No time for waste: action plastic pollution, The Purpose Business

No time for waste: taking action on plastic pollution

There are growing concerns about single use plastic ending up in our waterways or oceans. These concerns are helping to highlight how disposable [...]

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Infographic Journey of a plastic water bottle in Hong Kong, The Purpose Business

Journey of a Hong Kong plastic water bottle

So what happens to Hong Kong's five million water bottles that are used every day? This infographic demonstrates the different journeys a single-use bottle can [...]

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Plastic recycling – it’s not simple so what should we do?

It is great to see the increasing focus now on the issue of plastic recycling since so much plastic is single use and [...]

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Race against waste at the Volvo Ocean Race

We all like a sporting challenge, and what better sporting challenge to be part of than the Volvo Ocean Race’s call to action [...]

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Party without plastic cups, The Purpose Business

Partying without creating a pile of plastic cups?

Dr Merrin Pearse‘s guide to avoiding the perils of plastic during the party season.   As you enjoy the summer parties at the beach, […]

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