[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hongkongers are buying 1,500,000 bottles of water everyday, which can fill up the Pokfulam Reservoir in 1 year. Only 1 out of 7 bottles are being recycled nowadays and our landfills are expected to be fully filled up in two years’ time.
Is there an alternative solution to obtain safe-to-drink water? Is there an easier way to solve the plastic issue than recycling?
195 countries have signed the Paris Agreement at the end of 2015, pledging to hold our planet’s average temperature rise at well below 2 ℃ and striving to limit it to no more than 1.5℃.
Surely, this agreement did not come out of a romantic dream. Instead, it is a response to the cruel reality the world is facing with: humans are powerless in the face of climatic catastrophes and we are already being surrounded by many tragedies arising from climate change.
‘Zero Carbon Inno-Day: Sustainable Living 2016’ held on April 12th, was a full-day event jointly organized by Jockey Club CarbonCare Open Innovation Lab and “Project Flame” of the City University of Hong Kong. A wide range of fascinating activities have been arranged to showcase various innovative and diversified ideas in response to the challenges of climate change. Urban Spring shared its views on how to obtain safe to drink water as a viable alternative than bottled water in the urban city.[/vc_column_text][vc_media_grid item=”430″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1477544047092-3f5c6543-ba60-0″ include=”437,438,526″][/vc_column][/vc_row]