FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
About the Environmental Project
Where can I deliver unused airline kits and/or hotel amenities?
There are 16 official drop-off points across Hong Kong and Macau. Find them all here.
Do you take normal sized toiletries?
While we never let anything go to waste, for the purpose of our program we request that you stick to small size hotel toiletries and airline kits.
Do you take items, other than provided in airline kits or hotel amenities?
While we never let anything go to waste, for the purpose of our program we request that you stick to airline kits and hotel amenities. However, if you have a other items you wish to donate, please contact us so that we can put you in touch with one of our charity partners who may have use for it.
Do you take open or used toiletries?
No. Please enjoy and use these items for yourself and discard of the packaging responsibly.
Do you take expired items?
If the item is unopened and unused, we take them.
I have a lot; do you arrange pick-ups?
Unless you have contacted us about organizing an official collection for us within your community, we ask that you deliver your items to any of our drop-off points.
How do I organize a collection at my school/office/community center etc.?
Please contact us and we will provide you with the necessary information.
I wish to help. What can I do?
Check out our Get Involved page!
About the EMPOWER Program
I am a young woman, university attending or recently graduated, a Hong Kong resident and of Ethnic Minority background, how can I join this program?
Application forms are sent out in August through organizations such as Unison Hong Kong and The Zubin Foundation etc. Alternatively, you can contact us directly and we will provide you with an Application form.
When does the program start?
The Application procedure runs from early August until end of September and we have our first workshop in October.
What does the program entail?
The EMPOWER Program consists of 4 workshops and one graduation. Each session will revolve around a certain topic that will improve your business and personal skills and expand your career network.
Do I have to commit to all sessions?
Yes. We ask that you attend all 5 sessions in order to graduate our program.
When do the sessions take place?
We keep school and business hours into consideration, so typically our sessions are on a weeknight from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
Where do the sessions take place?
Our sessions tend to take place at a corporate venue, such as a bank. We take transportation into consideration and aim to have the venue within short walking distance of an MTR Station.
What sort of topics do you discuss?
We touch on topics such as interpersonal skills, goal setting, resilience, communication, personal branding, networking, overcoming obstacles and growth mindset.
What will I get out of it?
You will have expanded your personal and business skill set, helping your to plan and live your career journey more efficiently. You will have become part of a large network of successful women with wide connections throughout various industries. You will have made friendships and have become part of a support group to guide you on your path.