Girls guide for eco products shopping in Hong Kong
Give back while you shop
As the effects of global warming are becoming widely apparent, companies are doing their very best to be eco-friendly. Hong Kong has taken its stance on promoting eco – shopping to help its customers save the Earth!
If searching for a Wan Chai Hotel in Hong Kong, located in the area is the Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong which offers you the comfort of lying in bed all day while you shop at Kinoa; an online shopping destination to cater to all your needs! As you head out, stop by Organic Land for a lovely cup of coffee to start your day. 9 Fairy Tea House Company is a must visit for tea lovers which sells six types of organic green tea! Fair Taste for a variety of chocolate, cookies and wines.
If you fancy a stroll in the lovely city, stores like Patagonia; a famous American label is one of the first brands that adopted the eco-friendly lifestyle since 1995. Patagonia uses organic fibres in all their products varying from eco underwear to hiking gear! For eco-friendly designer wear made from organic Chinese silk and vintage items, check out Dorian Ho who’s famous for modelling his latest designs at EcoChic events.
Triumph’s Eco Chic range features an assortment of bras, briefs and camisoles that are made from cotton and corn; a stretchy fabric that is soft and comfortable. Get a pair of flip-flops from Timberland’s Earthkeeper sandal collection to complete that outfit before you head off to Thailand’s breath-taking beaches! As 42% of the sandal is made from green rubber, customers are encouraged to bring back their sandals once they’re done wearing them for recycling!
Eco friendly accessories can be purchased through a variety of stores that excel in creating products from clutch bags to dazzling jewellery. Diaz Jewellery designs and creates jewellery using high quality cubic zirconia, which adds the sparkle of a diamond but not the cruelty of the diamond trade. In their effort to support communities affected by the diamond trade, a percentage of the profits are donated to One Sky. Visit ECOLS for a variety of products that are made from numerous recycled materials like candy wrappers and coffee bean bags that adds a special kind of creativeness to their products.
Emmanuel F, located in Central is Hong Kong’s first and only salon which uses organic hair colours and other organic products.
Stores like Eco Mama and Jazzberry Kids cater to mother and baby needs, selling products such as toys, and clothes made from organic cotton. Little Miss Green Party Queen is the ideal store to purchase your party needs from things like recycled wrapping paper, beeswax birthday candles and eco-friendly cups!
For your home needs, stop by Green Earth Society or Tree’s for furniture made from recycled teak and reclaimed woods and each product is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.
Hong Kong has its fair share of eco-friendly stores in the city where it’s easy to get all your shopping needs met in a guilt free way!
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.