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Tips Use less plastic next time you go grocery shopping

eco friendly fabric bags for vegetables and fruits shopping

I have plastic nightmares, I do. The rampant and callous usage of plastic in the world really bothers me. I get appalled when I see people in super markets picking bag after bag for every item they’re picking at the check-out kiosk. I am disturbed when youngsters walk into a coffee shop, take coffee in a plastic cup, and then ask for a plastic bag and straw to go. If one is drinking it, why does one need …[Read more]

Brands, People,
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4 Singapore start-ups Eco cool and sustainable

Start ups in singapore that are environment friendly green, sustainable living singapore

‘Singapore’ and ‘Start-up’ –  two words which are virtually synonymous with each other in Asia today. Why is it so? Well because Singapore offers a highly robust and largely unparallelled eco-system to a start-up setting wanting to set shop here. The start-up support system in Singapore starts right from infrastructure (mentor programs, entrepreneurial talk sessions, shared office spaces aplenty – just name it) to funding (incubators, inculators, crowdfunding platforms, VCs, angel investors and Govt grants where applicable) to a …[Read more]

Fashion Forward and Planet friendly Our Favourite Eco Bags

Eco bags upcycled recycled bags secondsguru singapore

I spent a large part of my working life (if 13 out of 16 counts)in the finance industry in Asia . As a natural consequence, one went through the motions of aspiring for and owning a few of the go-to designer bags in one’s personal collection. More recently, my role as the co founder of Secondsguru, has seen the addition of a few simple yet beautiful eco friendly bags to the collection. And I still happen to have a dream list of few top …[Read more]

Events, People,
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EarthFest 2017 Our chat with Michael Broadhead – the man behind the mission

Earthfest poster feb 12 2017

Meet Michael Broadhead – an educator with a sustainable bent of mind. We first met him when he was organising the very first EarthFest in Singapore, juggling media, vendors, volunteers and what not with his trademark unlimited energy, all this while working his day job as a chemistry teacher at the Canadian International School, Singapore! Secondsguru pitched to run a book swap at the event, and we were amazed at his open attitude and responsiveness, wondering …[Read more]