Kodi Wan in her flat in Peng Chau, Hong Kong. She believes in living a minimalist life and encourages people to buy less and swap items they don’t need for others that they do. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Kodi Wan in her flat in Peng Chau, Hong Kong. She believes in living a minimalist life and encourages people to buy less and swap items they don’t need for others that they do. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Minimalist living: how to use less and reduce waste by limiting what you buy and swapping stuff with other people – Hong Kong hairdresser sets example

  • ‘I want to be minimalist because it’s a duty that comes with living,’ says Kodi Wan, a Hongkonger who produces as little waste as she can and limits her buying
  • In 2011, she co-founded JupYeah, a group that holds events and has a website to help people exchange items they no longer need

Kodi Wan in her flat in Peng Chau, Hong Kong. She believes in living a minimalist life and encourages people to buy less and swap items they don’t need for others that they do. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Kodi Wan in her flat in Peng Chau, Hong Kong. She believes in living a minimalist life and encourages people to buy less and swap items they don’t need for others that they do. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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