Cover From vegan meal ideas to spreading the word about climate change, influencers in Hong Kong are using their reach for good. (Image: Getty Images)

From two sisters who follow Greta Thunberg's lead to a fashion waste fighter, these seven influencers are setting examples in sustainability

Ready for some new accounts to follow? Here are six Hong Kong-based sustainability influencers who set examples and inspire their followers to stay informed on environmental issues and live a more conscious lifestyle.

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@Plant.Terra

Musician and writer Diana d’Arenberg founded eco-conscious blog Plant.Terra, which brings green fashion, food, clean beauty and design together in a way that proves sustainable can be stylish.

@EartheroProject

Founded by Bertha Shum, the Earthero Project is a platform that shares no-nonsense, practical lifestyle tips on how to reduce waste that don’t involve buying more things, informative infographics breaking down complex ideas about the environment, and Q&A posts that explain some of Hong Kong’s sticking points when it comes to cutting down on waste.

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@MyGreenMantra

Sisters Dhaanya and Reaha Ganeriwal have taken part in Greta Thunberg’s “school strike” on Fridays for more than 140 weeks. As well as petitioning businesses, like asking Starbucks to drop its extra charge for vegan milks, the pair participate in beach clean-ups, give speeches about climate change, and rally other young people.

@EcoDriveHK

Eco Drive focuses on the reduction of single-use plastics. This year, the charity partnered with Alibaba to install collection boxes for eye-related products—such as contact lens boxes and eye drop bottles—in schools, eye clinics and residential buildings. Their feed is full of ideas for how to avoid using unnecessary plastic.

@Eugreenia

Eugenia Chow, aka Eugreenia, is a dedicated vegan and climate activist who shares tips on how to navigate events like Veganuary and Earth Month—from conscious gift ideas and food recommendations to religious solutions to the climate crisis and how changing weather systems affect the world disproportionately.

@DrChristinaDean

Redress and the R Collective founder Christina Dean works to reduce the colossal amount of waste produced by the textile industry by repeatedly proving that being fashionable doesn’t have to mean constantly buying new clothes.


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