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Recycling in Singapore Tackling some common myths

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I have been witness to a fair number of notions and misconceptions that people have about recycling in Singapore – mostly first-hand [perhaps because of my association with Secondsguru], sometimes from the grapevine too. When I realised that the there are way too many myths about recycling in Singapore, I decided that I would do my bit by clearing the air on some of them. In the process I am hoping that perhaps I will be able to build a case …[Read more]

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EcoBrands Prama Bhardwaj of Mantis World-A change maker in the Fashion industry

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As part of our tribute to Fashion Revolution, Secondsguru caught up with Prama Bhardwaj, the founder of U.K. based ‘thinking’ fashion brand, Mantis World. She set up this award-winning clothing firm which sells sustainable and ethically produced garments for men, women, kids and babies nearly 17 years back. When she started out, she assumed ethical working conditions are a given in the fashion industry. Soon after she realised that the reality – particularly in fashion- was far removed. That …[Read more]

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Box of Joy Share the love, bring a smile

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A smile has the power to raise one’s spirits and help one bounce back from the lowest low. What if the smile is on someone else’s face and you are the reason for it- even better, right? Join us in our “Box of joy” initiative and let us bring a smile on the face of a child – as we come together to share the love from our homes with a little person who really deserves to be happy. About Box of Joy: …[Read more]

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Tips Use less plastic next time you go grocery shopping

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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]