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  1. Starbucks' message is much more than just a drop in the ocean

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... green. Starbucks unveiled a sculpture at the Festival Walk mall over the weekend created entirely from plastic water bottles collected at their counters across town over the past 10 weeks. ... water bottles. It was dedicated on Saturday by (pictured from left) Starbucks' general manager Thomas Hahn, the foundation's Wendy Tsang and Green Sense's Jan Lai. 'Today we ...

  2. Should coffee shops charge more when people request disposable cups?

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Cheryl Wong, Matthew Murchie

    ... Cheryl Wong, Matthew Murchie Cheryl Wong, 18, Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School The main objective of an extra charge is to reduce the use of disposable cups by customers. But this is not a solution to the problem. People are willing to pay HK$30 for a cup of coffee at well-known coffee shops like Starbucks and Pacific Coffee. They wouldn't mind paying an extra HK$3-HK$5 ...

  3. Coffee chains campaign against waste

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan The six largest coffee shop chains in town have formed the Green Cafe Alliance to discourage waste. Pacific Coffee, Starbucks, agnes b. le pain grille, Caffe Habitu, McCafe and Pret A Manger will ask customers at their combined 300 branches to think twice before using disposable cutlery. They will also encourage people to bring their own drinking tumblers. ...

  4. Water-bottle sculpture brings message of recycling to shoppers

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung A sculpture titled Water Droplet is on show at Festival Walk shopping centre in Kowloon Tong until tomorrow. The 2.7-metre-tall work of art, made from 3,500 used water bottles, is the brainchild of more than 100 students and Starbucks staff who hope to promote recycling through art. To celebrate the eighth anniversary of Starbucks in Hong Kong as well ...

  5. Save the earth and your exchequer

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Sitting at a cafe in an Admiralty shopping mall, Roy Tam Hoi-pong takes mental notes in his 'environmental notebook'. The air-conditioning is not as cold as it used to be- a plus. None of the cups used by Starbucks patrons can be recycled- a minus. These are the sort of things that often go through the 24-year-old's mind. As the founder of green group, ...

  6. 5 Excursions

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Haikou Renowned for its old downtown area (around Boai and Zhongshan roads) and Tropical Seaworld, the first of its kind in China. Xinglong Once renowned for its coffee before the advent of Nescafe, and then Starbucks; try China's brew at the Xinglong Overseas Chinese Farm. Mt Wuzhi-shan Drive up to Tongzha, the sleepy capital of the Li and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, where ...

  7. We can learn from Taipei's extensive recycling initiatives

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am increasingly disturbed by the government's recycling adverts. They leave me feeling morally dishonest as I fail to locate any recycling bins in defined perimeters to deposit my empty Starbucks coffee cup. Why are we encouraged to recycle and yet we frequently cannot find any public recycling bins within sight? Why would a city pour public revenue into raising awareness ...

  8. New national geopark is for more than amusement, experts say

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... to the park. We shouldn't expect anything like Starbucks or five-star hotels.' The park's features will be covered by three zones- core protection, special protection and comprehensive ...

  9. Coffee

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... on coffee for their living. If you go to a popular coffee chain like Starbucks, you can see coffee from many different countries like Kenya, Brazil and Indonesia. From beans to the cup Coffee beans ...

  10. Regional shippers wake up to demand for greener logistics

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Starbucks Coffee and the Puma sportswear group are already using detailed carbon calculators to track and help reduce the emissions in their supply chains and trade routes. But there are issues ...



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