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Eco-warriors A chat with Michael Broadhead – the force that launched EarthFest Singapore

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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]

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Eco-warriors Raye Padit, a ‘fashionable’ green warrior

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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]

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Eco-warriors Meet Anupriya Agarwal, a doctor, a mother and a green warrior

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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]

Eco-warriors Restyle your Wardrobe with Agatha Lee

Agatha Lee at restyle your wardrobe singapore

I had the absolute pleasure of attending an upcycling workshop aptly titled “Restyle your wardrobe” with Agatha lee, the founder of Green Issues by Agy, last Saturday, the 13th of August, 2016. Agatha (Agy) worked as a policy maker at the National Environment Agency(NEA) in Singapore  for over 10 years before finding her calling in upcycling of textile waste.  She is also the co-founder of Connected threads Asia , a platform that aims to promote sustainable fashion in the region. In her avatar …[Read more]