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5 ways to pack an eco-friendly picnic

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The joy of the outdoors is no secret – come any weekend, hot or not, Singapore’s parklands from the Botanic Gardens to East Coast Parkway are teeming with people like ants let loose on fallen jam toast. And really, outdoors ARE the jam toast for the soul! Research has only now started spewing words like Nature Deficit Disorder, but anyone who’s spent time with nature knows how nature nourishes the soul and is necessary for …[Read more]

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Kids Device free, fun things to do at home

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Do you have school going kids? Are you grappling with the invasion of technology and the resultant electronic devices in your life? With technology being an unavoidable companion in the modern world where children middle school upwards have to use laptops to access their school work and make submissions, perhaps limiting and monitoring device time is the only way out. How about the very little ones though? Do they really need screen time? Where do …[Read more]

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EcoTravel Ladakh, a picture perfect destination for eco minded souls

earth day in ladakh is every day 1

This summer, I had 2 very diverse experiences on a trip to Ladakh. I was humbled. I had been toying with the idea to work with 17,000 ft foundation under their ‘Voluntourist’  program, ever since my interaction with Ananya Saluja, who at 17,  has been one of Secondsguru’s youngest guest writers ever. When I read about Ananya’s experiences with 17,000 ft foundation and her visits to schools in Ladakh to conduct their reading workshops, science workshops, art …[Read more]

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#ZeroWaste essentials Don’t leave home without them!

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Has this happened to you? You want take your unfinished chicken rice at the food court back home, and the waiter has only styrofoam to offer for pack up. You order a smoothie, and are promptly handed a plastic cup with a plastic straw even though you’ll be drinking indoors at the cafe and don’t really need disposables. You are at the checkout in the supermarket, and before you can say a word, the cashier …[Read more]