Many restaurants now offer low-carbon menus. Ocean Park Hong Kong offers one such menu along with sustainable seafood dishes, including fish balls sourced from fish certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.
Humans generated an estimated 931 million tonnes of food waste in 2019 – equivalent to the weight of around 1.6 million Airbus A380 aircraft – according to an United Nations report. Simply adjusting your diet options and serving sizes can make a big impact.
3. Be a clever commuter
Taking public transport or using electric vehicles significantly reduces the emissions our daily lives generate. Cycling and running are also great ways to get healthy and be kinder to our planet.
In Hong Kong, the NT Cycle Track Network – a 60 km-long route completed last year and running between Tuen Mun and Ma On Shan in the New Territories – includes scenic spots, cultural attractions, food kiosks, and rest facilities. It offers a delightful travel alternative for people who want to be greener and healthier.