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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]

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Christmas Gifts Under 100 dollars eco-friendly gift ideas for all ages

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With Christmas around the corner and over a dozen matters to attend to before the end of the year, should you spend time reading yet another guide for gifts where the ideas are [most likely] wasteful, tacky and overpriced! Yes, THIS ONE you absolutely must- for 2 key reasons. Firstly, this Christmas gift ideas list has been created using powerful green-o-meters [my eyes :-)] from a multitude of options in the world of eco-friendly lifestyle products. …[Read more]

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7 Vegan Popsicle recipes to try if you have a sweet tooth and a greedy eye!

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18 months ago, I started on a slow journey towards vegan eating. Pretty soon, I came to the horrifying realization that although being (almost) vegetarian was a walk in the park, a LOT of my favorite things are just not vegan. Not willing to go down without a fight, I decided to challenge myself to find or create alternatives to things I love. Ice cream for instance! I tried to find options in the supermarket …[Read more]