Eco Homes Setting up an eco-friendly living room

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It is wonderful to write for Secondsguru once again. For those of you who do not remember, I have penned few articles for Secondsguru- my eco-friendly lifestyle experiences really. These were on Setting up an eco-kitchen from scratch, Running an eco kitchen and My big fat green wedding.  Today 6 months, countless business trips and deadlines later, I have finally set up the living room and rest of our new home- to my satisfaction. This …[Read more]

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Handy tips Pre-loved buy ideas for a newborn

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Our guest author today is Michelle Lee, an aspiring zero waste minimalist and a new mom. She penned this article just before she had her bundle of joy, when she was opting pre-loved to prepare for her baby. Her list of used items you can buy when preparing yourself and your home for a newborn is a sure hit as it supported by first-hand experience! Michelle loves sustainable designs and seeks the quieter moments in …[Read more]

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Eco-warriors Food Unfiltered champions ‘Ugly Food’ to save the environment

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Our guest writer today is Jerlin Huang, 24, a final-year student from Nanyang Technological University’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication (WKWSCI) and a warrior against food waste.  As team member of Food Unfiltered [Facebook / Instagram],  she is involved in the recently launched communications campaign to encourage Singaporeans to stop filtering out ‘Ugly Food’. Jerlin believes that every person can play a part in reducing food waste – no matter how small – in …[Read more]

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When gifting used things is NOT taboo! Unique gifts that owe their charm to a past life

Gifting meaningfully is hard. Living eco-friendly is harder. And doing them both together? That requires more effort and guilt and thought than most of us can spare! After all, gifting things is all about buying – versus sustainable lifestyle, which is about reducing purchases, avoiding consumerism… saying no to freebies/fads/sellers. If you are on the path to eco-friendly living, you have probably reduced your shopping. Perhaps you are swapping clothes instead of indulging in fashion …[Read more]