HK heartbeat #793 | 28 Aug 2018 |

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This week we are ready for a reboot.

Our world has changed significantly in the past few years.

Our job of gathering useful information has evolved into verifying the accuracy of the vast amounts of material we receive every day.

Last week, two news items signaled an important shift. PepsiCo purchased Sodastream and Bayer's Monsanto was fined. The market is paying attention to a growing desire to break our toxic habits.

Plastic has reached the headlines. Straws are the new cigarettes. Volunteers continue to lead cleanups. Customers are trashing the checkout.

Vegans are coming out of the closet and people everywhere are eating less meat. Sustainability and balance and mindfulness and conscious living are being used to sell everything from pudding to property.

Our community is more active than ever. It seems there is a festival every weekend this fall and we're here to and make it easy for you to connect with people who share your interest in making a difference.

We'll keep you up to date with what's new and what's on in Hong Kong.

Can you imagine what will happen next?

natural life in the fast lane

"Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work." Ralph Marston

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Michelle Harris - Healer, Teacher, Mentor and Guide; Training and mentorship programs, consultations, private sessions and self-empowerment classes for adults and children; in person, via Skype, FaceTime, Zoom

Dr Josiah Auyeung - Naturopath & Osteopath; Naturopathic and osteopathic treatments including sports injuries; nutritional programs and fitness programs

Shakti Healing Circle - Wellness Facilitator; Holistic approach to wellness and emotional and spiritual growth with resident and regular visiting practitioners, regular programs, workshops and talks

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Save 25% on clean water at home

Act now and make a positive change in your world.

Enjoy fresh, clean water at your fingertips. AcquaVibe water filtration systems use natural pressure, eliminating impurities in the body, adding trace minerals and balancing pH. A new study at the State University of New York found that more than 90% of branded bottled water contains tiny pieces of plastic. We are getting into the habit of carrying our own bag, using our own lunch box and bringing our own bottle in our journey toward a zero-waste lifestyle, but as plastic keeps getting smaller, the reason for ditching plastic keeps getting bigger ... read more



Aug 29-31 (10am-5pm) Natural & Organic Products Expo | UBM

Sept 6 (6pm) Redress Design Awards Grand Finale | Redress

Sept 15 World Cleanup Day

Sept 22-23 (10am-6pm) IRIS: Your Escape | The Hybrid Group

Oct 17 > VegFest | HK Vegan Society

Oct 27 (11am-10pm) Lamma Fun Day Beach Music Festival | Child Welfare Scheme

Oct 27-28 (1-11pm) Shi Fu Miz Festival

Nov 4 & 5 (9:30am) 2018 Walk for Nature | WWF Hong Kong

Nov 9-11 Clockenflap

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Earn Lane Crawford points for donations

Bring your pre-loved designer goods for sale by Luxarity.

From August 1 to October 16, 2018, receive 3,000 Lane Crawford Rewards Points for every pre-loved designer brand item you donate. Items collected will be donated to LUXARITY for resale at a pop-up in November 2018. LUXARITY partners with Blockchain for Social Impact to sponsor grants for products and solutions that address social and environmental challenges. The donated items will be resold to sponsor grants or donated to environmental NGOs working to reduce waste in the fashion industry ... read more



Nu Health & Beauty Shop - Imported and locally sourced health and skincare products

The Vibe Tribe - Strategic brand storytelling, sales and marketing and social media for deliver sustainable and ethical business practices, events, journeys and experiences

Genie Juicery - Cold pressed, raw juice in biodegradable bottles, smoothies, nut milks, cold brew coffee, protein shakes; cleanses in store and online

Plastic-Free HK - Online shop selling thoughtfully designed, ecologically crafted products to encourage sustainable living and the reduction of plastic waste

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