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Eaton, Hong Kong Celebrates Earth Hour 2014 with Arrays of Festivities
Eaton, Hong Kong once again joins Earth Hour 2014, this is the sixth year for the hotel to support this world-wide campaign organised by World Wild Fund to raise public awareness of global warming and to promote a low-carbon lifestyle.
Date: 26 March 2014 (Wed) – Make Your Own Eco-enzyme!
To promote good food waste management among all staff, the hotel has invited the eco-enzyme tutors from The Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres to demonstrate the way of transforming used fresh kitchen wastes (fruit and vegetable dregs) collected from the hotel restaurants into the miracle eco-enzyme, a multipurpose cleanser for household, agriculture and animal husbandry.
Date: 28 March 2014 (Friday) – Candlelit Lunch
A candlelit lunch will be hosted in the staff canteen on the eve of Earth Hour. Pastry chef, Chef Michael, will also present tailor-made cupcakes for staff to enjoy.
Date: 29 March 2014 (Saturday) –
The Lights off Ceremony / “Light-up the Dark” Yoyo Performance / Organic Drink Party
To support the Earth Hour 2014, the hotel has prepared a lights off ceremony on 29 March 2014 (Saturday) from 8:30 to 9:30pm. During the 60 minutes, lights of hotel lobby, exterior billboards and lightings will be switched off and replaced with environmentally friendly organic soy candles.
After the ceremony, a live yoyo performance – “Light-up the Dark”and anOrganic Drink Party will be held in T Garden to encourage guests to play a part in this meaningful event.
“Light-up the Dark” Yoyo Performance
Skill and deft timing coupled with swinging music – talented yoyo players and champions of the international yoyo contests, Chan Chun Hay and Chan Man Fai from the Hong Kong Yo Yo Fan Club, are going to light-up the dark together with their flashing yoyos.
Organic Drink Party
While enjoying the yoyo performance, our bartender is delighted to treat Earth Hour supporter with a complimentary cocktail, Organic 60+. Inspired by the event, this cocktail is created with refreshing organic ingredients including cucumber vodka, fresh lemon juice, lime juice and strawberry, indicating the beauty of the planet.
“Earth Hour reminds us that there are simple actions we can do for our planet, it is also a good opportunity for us to inspire all our guests andstaff to protect the environment and thereby we are happy to extend our support in promoting this meaningful event.” said Katrina Cheng, the Environmental Officer of Eaton, Hong Kong.
About Earth Hour
Earth Hour is a worldwide event that is organised by the World Wide Fund (WWF) and is held on the last Saturday of March annually, encouraging households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change.
About Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres (HKFWC)
The Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres (HKFWC) was founded in 1981. It is a registered charity that aims to promote the rights and status of women. They provide diverse services to help developing women’s confidence, independence and competence.
About Hong Kong Yo Yo Fan Club
The Hong Kong Yo-Yo Club is the first official registered yo-yo club in Hong Kong founded by two local world-class yoyo players, William Wong and Ken Wong. Passionate in promoting the yoyo culture, the fan club provides regular trainings and arranges international yoyo contests to their members.
About Eaton, Hong Kong
Eaton, Hong Kong is located at 380 Nathan Road in the heart of Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The Eaton is part of an environmental conscious and committed management company based in Hong Kong. It has actively introduced environmental and social performance initiatives to reduce overall resource consumption whilst promoting efficiency and behavioural change amongst colleagues, suppliers, guests and clients.
Eaton, Hong Kong