Green Power’s Eco-friendly Measures

Throughout the planning of Green Power Hike, we undertake a green approach to minimise the impact of the event on the environment.

Leave No Trace

Compile Leave No Trace to let participants learn about and practice green hiking. Walk in nature with a sincere heart.

Explore Nature

Compile The Ecology of Hong Kong Trail to allow participants to appreciate the spectacular nature landscape and explore interesting wildlife ecology.

Reduce Paper Use

Set up an online system for enrolment and donations. Release information through electronic communications, including e-confirmation letter and e-handbook for participants, update of latest information through email, etc.

Green Options

Offer green options for participants, for example, participants can choose whether to ask for an event souvenir.

Material Recycling

Banners and trail markers are made with durable materials and are reused every year. Award medals and trophies are made from waste wood, too.

Eco-Friendly Printing

We print only a small amount of publications and use FSC-certified & Totally Chlorine Free (TCF) paper with soybean oil ink. We aim to minimise the environmental burden of our event.

Reduce Use of Plastic Bottles

No bottled drinks are distributed. Participants have to fill water and energy drinks at the stations, using their own water bottles.

No Paper Cups

Substitute with reusable plastic cups.

Waste Recycling

Waste recycling facilities (including food waste) are set up at checkpoints and the finishing point, to encourage waste classification and recycling.

All participants are welcomed to take part (including participants of Physical Hike and Virtual Hike). Get a “Leave No Trace” Equipment Set upon completing “Leave No Trace” actions and specific tasks.

Reduce Paper Use

We will issue certificates and donation receipts through email instead of postage, to reduce printing and paper use.

Trail Restoration

More people visiting countryside result in greater wear and tear on mountain trails. To encourage more people, especially hikers, to conserve the environment, we recruit volunteers to help with restoration of hiking trails every year.