Brands, People,
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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]

Handy Tips, People,
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Lakadh Where every day is Earth Day

Ladakh a journey, 17000 ft foundation, sustainable living

Ananya, at seventeen, is our youngest guest author yet. An 11th grade student at The Shri Ram School, New Delhi, India, she loves children, animals, books, and music. A writer of poetry, a painter of sorts, and a singer of tunes, she dreams of a better, kinder world. She has penned this article based on her experiences in the tranquil valleys of Ladakh while volunteering with 17000 ft Foundation, an NGO. What struck us the most …[Read more]

Events, People,
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EarthFest 2017 Our chat with Michael Broadhead – the man behind the mission

Earthfest poster feb 12 2017

Meet Michael Broadhead – an educator with a sustainable bent of mind. We first met him when he was organising the very first EarthFest in Singapore, juggling media, vendors, volunteers and what not with his trademark unlimited energy, all this while working his day job as a chemistry teacher at the Canadian International School, Singapore! Secondsguru pitched to run a book swap at the event, and we were amazed at his open attitude and responsiveness, wondering …[Read more]

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

raye-p-swagalls-online-clothes-swap

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]