Eco Gift ideas for her 2016/17

birthday ,anniversary, eco gift ideas

After the resounding success of our 2015 edition of eco gift ideas for her, we are back with the curated list for 2016/17 . You can use this list to pick the most appropriate eco and sustainable present for the special girl in your life- she can be your best friend, partner, mother, or sister. Whether you are looking for a landmark birthday gift or a Christmas gift or something just to say you love her, we …[Read more]

Handy Tips, People,

Dr Anupriya Agarwal A doctor, a mother, a green warrior


We sat down this week and had a very meaningful chat with Dr Anupriya Agarwal, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist by profession who works at the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore. She is the mother of two lovely kids and her spouse works in the banking industry in Singapore. This bit about Anupriya is known to the world and she does her various roles with extraordinary ease! The bit that is known to only a few is that Anupriya is …[Read more]

Junk to Funk Tea bag tales

tea-bag-pouches-upcycling to wall decor and writing board

I love tea. I enjoy trying new flavours. And there are some exotics ones out there these days- my recent discoveries being Lychee White Peony by Or Tea and Coffee Mate Tea by Ette. Strangely, caffeine doesn’t bother me (not yet), so I am good with a cuppa any time of the day. My friends and family know that and as a result, I tend to have fascinating options of tea in my home at any given point in time. Every …[Read more]

Secondsguru’s guide to recycling waste in Singapore

Secondsguru Recycling household waste list

As a family we try our best to be environmentally conscientious and create as less waste as we can. Moreover the waste we generate is diligently sorted on a day-on-day basis and divided between the recycling bin [we have a designated bin at home] and the rubbish bin [which eventually goes down the chute]. So I was rather disappointed when I found out about the abysmally low levels of domestic recycling and the rampant contamination of domestic waste in …[Read more]