Handy Tips, People,
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Eco Home Tea seed powder – for natural cleaning wherever you are!

tea seed powder

Our guest author today is Sandra Zhang, a zero waste practitioner in Singapore. Sandra’s interest in environment issues led her to set up Mono + Co, where she experiments with zero-waste lifestyle and journals these experiences. Currently working as a Project Manager for a charity organisation, she nevertheless makes time to work magic with leftover or near-expiry ingredients to eradicate household food waste. She also creates mouth-watering bread with vegetables, root vegetables especially.  Do look …[Read more]

Handy Tips, People,
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Eco-warriors Food Unfiltered champions ‘Ugly Food’ to save the environment

food unfiltered sg survey

Our guest writer today is Jerlin Huang, 24, a final-year student from Nanyang Technological University’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication (WKWSCI) and a warrior against food waste.  As team member of Food Unfiltered [Facebook / Instagram],  she is involved in the recently launched communications campaign to encourage Singaporeans to stop filtering out ‘Ugly Food’. Jerlin believes that every person can play a part in reducing food waste – no matter how small – in …[Read more]

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Eco-warriors SassyMama MD Emilie de Cannart aims at zero waste living in Singapore

Emile de Cannart, sassy mama singapore

At Secondsguru, we love meeting people from all walks of life who are incorporating eco-living into their diverse lifestyles. These eco-warriors not only inspire us, but give us the Eureka moment that we too can do it. That is why we ended up at the home of Emilie de Cannart, a working expat mom who has been consistently reducing the waste and clutter in her life for 3 years now. How does the Managing Director …[Read more]

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Coopita Behind one brand’s plan to save craft skills by innovating with artisans

Coopita barkcloth clutch

Secondsguru in conversation with Naomi Jacob, co-founder of Coopita. Originally posted on Coopita.com. Have you ever walked down roads lined with colonial buildings and marvelled at their grandeur? Been awed by the medieval churches and their splendour? Given yourself a neck-sprain by gazing too long at Michelangelo’s ceiling at Sistine Chapel? Had a jaw drop when face-to-face with the pristine beauty of Taj Mahal? We all have our favourite relics, and need little convincing to …[Read more]