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Not quite plastic-free July My battle with clingwrap!

cling wrap alternatives

Of all single-use plastic items, clingwrap is the most frustrating. Yes, I know plastic straws are also a contender for the number 1 stop – but we have the option to refuse, or rinse and recycle. And clean plastic bags in packaging can at least be recycled as well. But clingfilm? You are literally stuck with no option but the trash can! I started my plastic-reduction journey a few years ago, and by now it …[Read more]

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Back to school 9 ways to be more eco-friendly

back to school 9 eco ideas

New grade, new teachers, new classmates…. Are you off to match it with new supplies too? Before you head to the stores, use our 9 tips as a guideline on what to buy, and what not to buy. After all, the cost of anything we purchase isn’t borne not just by our wallet, but also the environment. #1 TOSS THE TISSUES Carry a cloth napkin instead of tissues with lunch; carry handkerchiefs instead of wipes. …[Read more]

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Eco friendly travel 7 tips to be environmentally conscious on a trip

Eco friendly travel Secondsguru guide eco tourism

When I was in school, summer breaks were the best time of all -as that was when we traveled for our annual holidays. The other term breaks were meant for mastering board games, learning (and improving) sports, exploring the outdoors and ahem, ahem, doing home work! Over the years distances have become shorter and travelling is as commonplace as going out for a meal. Most families take 1-2 long holidays and several short- the ubiquitous …[Read more]

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FoodGuide 10 Vegetarian restaurants we love best in Singapore!

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If you are vegetarian, you have been through this: you join your friends for a meal, the ambience of the place is awesome, your friends are spoilt for choice by a menu that’s long and winding, and then when it’s your turn to order…. you have to order potatoes! It’s that, or beg the kitchen to change an item by leaving out the meat. Seriously, why can’t eating joints have a fair share of meatless …[Read more]