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EcoBrands Kayakasia paddles to pristine islands and discovers the tragedy of trash

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Sim Cher Huey is an expedition sea kayaker who clocks thousands of hours on the waters in Asia. Based in Singapore, he helms the eco-adventure travel company Kayakasia. Huey and team paddled from Busuanga Island to El Nido in an 18-day kayak expedition exploring the Calamian Islands, Philippines early 2018. This is his observation of how marine trash is tainting everything that we love about nature and island life. We had landed on an incredible …[Read more]

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Fashion Creating a sustainable wardrobe on a budget

BE FASHIONABLY SUSTAINABLE ON A BUDGET

Meet Sharmila Ganapathy, an ethical fashion blogger who is based in our friendly neighbouring country, Malaysia. We met Sharmila at a WWF youth event in Malaysia in 2017, and have loved her work ever since. So when she offered to write a piece on ‘How to style sustainably when you’re cash-strapped’ for our readers, we were thrilled. Check her blog Fashionably Kind for the latest on what’s happening in the sustainable/ ethical fashion space globally and …[Read more]

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Eco Home Tea seed powder – for natural cleaning wherever you are!

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Our guest author today is Sandra Zhang, a zero waste practitioner in Singapore. Sandra’s interest in environment issues led her to set up Mono + Co, where she experiments with zero-waste lifestyle and journals these experiences. Currently working as a Project Manager for a charity organisation, she nevertheless makes time to work magic with leftover or near-expiry ingredients to eradicate household food waste. She also creates mouth-watering bread with vegetables, root vegetables especially.  Do look …[Read more]

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Mother’s Day 6 unique experiences you can gift mum

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Our guest writer today is Meenakshi Sharma, the founder of DateFyx, a platform that lists and curates memorable experiences for couples for date nights and special occasions as well as for families and groups of friends. Meenakshi believes that sharing experiences helps us bond better and create memories that you can chew on when you need a pick-me-up. A mother of two lovely kids herself, Meenakshi has put together a list of 6 unique experiences …[Read more]