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Managing to keep your cool

Your refrigerant management could help reverse global warming, says Dr Merrin Pearse, and if it’s not, then you’re probably adding to the problem [...]

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Rubbish thinking is good business sense

Hong Kong's waste management landscape is changing, and TPB's Business Development Lead, Fiona Donnelly, reveals how giving garbage more attention can bring new opportunities. [...]

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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

Over five million water bottles are used every day in Hong Kong - what happens to them? This infographic (updated for 2019) demonstrates [...]

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Clink, clink… recycle!

TPB's Fiona Donnelly reminds Hong Kong to recycle its glass bottles after enjoying the festivities. Whether it’s champagne, eggnog or mulled wine, the chances are [...]

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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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Hong Kong waves hello to glass recycling, The Purpose Business

Hong Kong waves hello to glass recycling

Fiona Donnelly, TPB's Business Development Lead waves hello to Hong Kong's much anticipated delivery of recycling bins for Hong Kong's glass. The patchwork [...]

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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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Better glass bottle recovery in Hong Kong

Business Development Lead Fiona Donnelly updates us on the plans for better glass recycling in Hong Kong.   As expected, in early 2017 the Hong […]

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Single-use plastic conundrum in Asia

TPB's Dr Merrin Pearse will be talking about single-use plastic at Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) in Singapore. ADEX is the largest, and longest-running, [...]

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Tackling waste at Hong Kong Sevens

One of the most anticipated events in Hong Kong's sporting calendar, the annual Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament, is set to tackle plastic [...]

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Recycling in Hong Kong

TPB's Dr Merrin Pearse will join the American Women's Association in January for a morning talk on Hong Kong's recycling. Confused about what you [...]

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Single use plastic at events, Volvo Ocean Race workshop

The Volvo Ocean Race is coming to Hong Kong for the first time. To support Volvo Ocean Race’s commitment to sustainability, the Race […]

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