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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]

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Tips 8 changes you can make today to make your bathroom more eco-friendly

Handmade soaps using minimal ingredients.

People often feel that making an eco-friendly choice implies some sort of sacrifice. Perhaps the cost of product is higher, or finding the eco-brand is harder, or it is just not convenient to act in a way that the planet would prefer us to. There’s a truth to that – but honestly, making sustainable choices isn’t all that difficult! Especially, as we at Secondsguru try to make green living easier for you. Here are 8 …[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]

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Blockprinting fabrics A workshop with Indian artisan Khushiram

Blockprinting fabrics | Workshop with artisan Khushiram

You have definitely seen and drooled over them: the beautiful, delicate blockprints of Rajasthan. Their shapely forms repeat endlessly, creating geometric beauty in their wake. You can sight them on all sorts of drapes – scarves, stoles, curtains, sheets… Step into the fabric markets of Delhi or Jaipur, and you cannot escape the draw of their prints, their hypnotic patterns. What amazes me is how the art form of blockprinting, several centuries old, has evolved …[Read more]