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The big thaw Reasons behind glacial melting and what it means for life on earth

sea ice glacier melting

The statistics surrounding glacial melting are alarming and serve as a clarion call (that have been sounding for some time now) for humans to shake off their slumber and take some urgent actions. Here are some numbers to chew on: Glaciers have lost more than 9000 billion tons of ice between 1961 and 2016, causing global sea levels to increase by 27 millimetres in the period.  Melting Greenland ice is one of the biggest contributors …[Read more]

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Bag It How to keep your designer bags in mint condition

If you want to make sure that your collection of luxury bags will last you through the years, there are a number of things you can do to keep them as good as new. Here are a few simple tips to keep your designer handbags in mint condition!

All over the world, among the many common addictions that women share, the love for luxury handbags could possibly top the list (Wait, shoes are a strong competitor!). Your cupboard may already be stuffed with purses, clutches, baguette bags, messenger bags, sling bags, totes, saddle purses and pouches, but that won’t stop you from buying a new Minaudiere to add to your sparkle at the next party. Men may never understand what the fuss is …[Read more]

The #NewNormal Zero Waste Toolkit Incredibly useful things to always carry in your bag!

Has this happened to you? You are at the checkout in the supermarket, and before you can say a word, the cashier bags your cold milk carton in 2 plastic bags. You sit for a meal at a restaurant (now that COVID restrictions are finally lifting! Yay!), taking off your fabric mask to bite into the chicken rice, and the waiter promptly hands you a flimsy plastic bag to stow your mask away. You order …[Read more]

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Zero Waste Bootcamp Team Oath seeks to close the fashion loop

zero waste bootcamp secondsguru youth outreach team oath

As we at Secondsguru brace up for meeting a new cohort of eco initiated youngsters at the Zero Waste Bootcamp #5– kickstarting on Nov 21, 2020 and running for 16 weeks thereon, we wanted to put the spotlight on Team Oath, the winners of the Zero Waste Bootcamp #3. The team has come a long way, translating their passion for the planet to a meaningful proposition of a “clothes swap library”  that allows one to …[Read more]