Brands, People,

Raye Padit Singapore, come let’s support this fashionable green warrior


When it comes to the green warriors leading Singapore’s eco-friendly brigade, the list isn’t complete without Raye Padit. As an entrepreneur, he runs PeyaR , creating bespoke apparel using pre-consumer textile waste and providing upcycling services. As a voice for conscious fashion, he co-heads Connected Threads Asia, a platform that connects fashion designers, manufacturers, suppliers and consumers, to build a conversation around sustainable fashion choices. His soon to be launched endeavour – Swagalls – is now on Kickstarter, …[Read more]

Brands, Kids,

Party Planning A Birthday with a Charitable Twist

gift it forward, theresa evanoff

Our guest writer today is Theresa Evanoff, Founder & CEO of Gift-It-Forward. Her online invitation platform simplifies party planning, charity, and gifting in one easy place. Invited guests pool their money online, from which a portion goes towards a gift for the birthday boy / girl, and the rest to charity.  Secondsguru asked her how the idea was born, and is it even possible to sit with a child and get them to support charity …[Read more]

Brands, Handy Tips,

ETL No. 9 A multi-purpose green cleaning formula

join the eat clean movement

For this article to be truly meaningful, I will start by asking you a question- have you heard of the phrase ‘Dirty Dozen‘? No, I am not referring to the 1967 epic movie of the same name. If you are unsure of U.S. based Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) 2016 Dirty Dozen list, please head over to this link and have a read. Yes, yes, yes all the more commonly consumed fruits and vegetables in our homes – strawberries, apples, peaches, …[Read more]

Brands, Handy Tips,

TipsGSS offers from green brands in Singapore

Reclaimed teak wood bookmark dBodhi Journey east

While Team Secondsguru often talks about reduced consumption as the best way to resolve the environmental problems we are faced with today- if we all consume less, we will create less waste – we are cognizant of the fact that some degree of purchases just have to be made in order to feel good, no, more like feel AWESOME! As Singapore is buzzing with the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) fever, we decided to list out few of our favourite eco-friendly brands which have …[Read more]