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Handy tips Pre-loved buy ideas for a newborn

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Our guest author today is Michelle Lee, an aspiring zero waste minimalist and a new mom. She penned this article just before she had her bundle of joy, when she was opting pre-loved to prepare for her baby. Her list of used items you can buy when preparing yourself and your home for a newborn is a sure hit as it supported by first-hand experience! Michelle loves sustainable designs and seeks the quieter moments in …[Read more]

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Eco-warriors Food Unfiltered champions ‘Ugly Food’ to save the environment

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Our guest writer today is Jerlin Huang, 24, a final-year student from Nanyang Technological University’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication (WKWSCI) and a warrior against food waste.  As team member of Food Unfiltered [Facebook / Instagram],  she is involved in the recently launched communications campaign to encourage Singaporeans to stop filtering out ‘Ugly Food’. Jerlin believes that every person can play a part in reducing food waste – no matter how small – in …[Read more]

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When gifting used things is NOT taboo! Unique gifts that owe their charm to a past life

Gifting meaningfully is hard. Living eco-friendly is harder. And doing them both together? That requires more effort and guilt and thought than most of us can spare! After all, gifting things is all about buying – versus sustainable lifestyle, which is about reducing purchases, avoiding consumerism… saying no to freebies/fads/sellers. If you are on the path to eco-friendly living, you have probably reduced your shopping. Perhaps you are swapping clothes instead of indulging in fashion …[Read more]

#cleanasugo Plogging in Singapore

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No, I have not spelt ‘B’logging incorrectly. Allow me to introduce you to the hottest trend of 2018- Plogging, or Picking Litter as you go Jogging– a fitness craze born in Sweden and spreading fast to the west and to the far east. It is as simple as it sounds and started when the locals noticed, ignored at first and eventually felt bothered by the surge in litter along their usual jogging paths. Don’t we all …[Read more]