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Tips Air Travel- What we can do to reduce our carbon footprint

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Nearly a year after the Paris Climate Agreement or COP21 was ratified by 195 member countries in December 2015, the lesser known CORSIA [Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation] scheme was approved by ICAO, United Nation’s civil aviation body. Both geared towards making Planet Earth more habitable and less warm. Why do we need two seemingly complicated sounding acronyms to address a universal concern- that of climate change? Well, because, for all the right reasons, …[Read more]

Declutter, Donate, Dispose: Our guide to giving away old things in Singapore

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You’re spring cleaning the house and the pile is getting tall. It is a mish-mash of things that are outdated, gifts that didn’t click with you, stuff that has spoiled, items that you have doubles of, clothes that fit you no more… So what do you do? Use our guide of course! We’ve rounded up where you can donate good-condition items, and dispose of the rest responsibly. Save it for handy reference whenever you declutter! …[Read more]

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SmartCity How Singapore handles waste management with just 1 reclaimed landfill!

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Covering an area of merely 720 square kilometers, Singapore is aptly nick-named The Little Red Dot. But that size belies its footprint  – whether in its economic leadership within Asia, or its attraction to tourists … or the amount of waste it creates. A whopping 3.1 mn tonnes of solid waste were generated in the city in 2016, a number that’s rising ever year. And it creates the mammoth challenge of efficient waste disposal, in …[Read more]

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Earthfest 2018 7 reasons why you must be there!

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Earthfest, Singapore’s very first fully sustainable and zero waste festival for the family was held in Sept 2015. The second edition graced the city in February 2017. It’s time for part three of the much anticipated annual event! Secondsguru had partnered with Earthfest on the two earlier occasions and we are thrilled to be a part of Singapore’s inspiring conscious community once again in January 2018. See pictures from Earthfest 2017 to find out what …[Read more]