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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]

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Eco-warriors SassyMama MD Emilie de Cannart aims at zero waste living in Singapore

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At Secondsguru, we love meeting people from all walks of life who are incorporating eco-living into their diverse lifestyles. These eco-warriors not only inspire us, but give us the Eureka moment that we too can do it. That is why we ended up at the home of Emilie de Cannart, a working expat mom who has been consistently reducing the waste and clutter in her life for 3 years now. How does the Managing Director …[Read more]

Kids Crafts DIY Game box perfect for traveling with kids

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If your kids are anything like mine, you would know what it is like to go on a long flight with them! After going through the in-flight magazine and watching a few kids’ shows on the flight’s entertainment system all within the first couple of hours, my daughter gets fidgety and claims to be bored! So, after doing a little research on the internet, we – my 5-year-old and I  – came up with a …[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 It is a mish-mash of things that are outdated, gifts that didn’t click with you, stuff that has spoiled, items that you have doubles of, clothes that fit you no more… So what do you do?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]