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Eco Travel A glimpse into the ‘real’ wild side of Goa

Eco Tourism Humpback Dolphins

Is there any among us who has not already seen Goa from a tourist’s lens? Be it in person or via pictures of another, we have all ooh-ed at its sunny sands and aah-ed at its vibrant waters. But of course, the natural beauty of any coast does not lie in its tanning quotient and nearness to food shacks. Get a glimpse into wondrous eco-experiences that even an over-run destination can offer in this travelogue …[Read more]

Sari Strategy Repurposing #02- ‘Preventive’ not ‘curative’ design

repurpose saree sari poster

In part 2 of the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra articulates how she plans all the Sari repurposing she does with the ultimate objective to create no waste! As she rightly says, her design strategy is ‘preventive’ not ‘curative’ so as to render it circular.  Namaskaram! In my previous story, one of the aspects I discussed was the ‘Recycling’ of a sari. It loosely ideated ways of shaping (read: …[Read more]

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Zero Waste Bootcamp Combating food waste at the grassroots in Singapore

Zero Waste Bootcamp Winning Team Food Fighters

To SG… With Love, SG To help Singapore achieve her goal in the ‘Year Towards Zero Waste’, we at Secondsguru launched our series of Zero Waste Bootcamps (ZWBs) in 2019. Aiming to encourage environmental stewardship, our bootcamps 18-30 year old youth in Singapore with knowledge and skills on ways to embrace zero waste lifestyles, so that they, in turn, become change makers and help their communities move towards a lower-waste lifestyle. As we gear up …[Read more]

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Meraki Bags Reviving art forms, artisans and saving the planet!

At Secondsguru, we are always excited to upcycle things and give them a new lease of life. So, when we heard of Meraki and the wonderful work they were doing with old leather bags, our curiosity got the better of us. We got in touch with Yosha Gupta, a Financial Inclusion Consultant at IFC , World Bank and the founder of Meraki, to learn more about the brand and the work it does with artisans …[Read more]