Friends of the Earth (HK)
"Simply Packaged Mooncakes"
A GREEN MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL!
Each year, we consume serveral millions of boxes of mooncakes
in Hong Kong, which means 50 million pieces waste. But, in fact,
there can be a better, greener Mid-Autumn Festival.
by Friends of the Earth (HK), the Simply Packaged Recognition
Scheme sets off to encourage simple packaging of mooncakes,
and in turn to reduce packaging waste. Mooncake producers
who have fulfilled the criteria for simple packaging are awarded
a Simply Packaged icon (簡) on their products
now the simply packaged mooncakes with a discount! Simply order
the 'Simply Packaged Mooncake Coupons' on or before
15 September 2007 and enjoy up to 50% discount–for our
environment, to reduce waste in Hong Kong, and of course,
for a green Mid-Autumn Festival.
the order form now!
What is 'Simple Packaging'?
few packaging items as possible, e.g. no more than 11 items
per four-mooncake package.
every 1kg of mooncake, the volume of packaging must not exceed
using composite material, e.g. paper boxes should not be laminated.
packaging material must be recyclable.
complementary plastic knives and forks.
Simple Packaging mooncakes: