Handy Tips, People,

Eco-warriors Lakadh, a place where every day is Earth Day with Ananya Saluja

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,

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

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,

Eco-warriors Raye Padit, a ‘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]

Handy Tips, People,

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


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]