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Insight 5 key facts about plastic that are sure to inspire lifestyle edits

environmental impact of plastic waste

Plastic is cheap. Plastic is convenient. Plastic is everywhere. It is in the cosmetics that we use, the clothes we wear and even in the food we eat and the water we drink. Plastic has many properties which make it ideal for many applications. It is increasingly difficult to buy things without consuming plastic in some form or the other. Its ubiquitous presence in our world has caused plastic to suffocate our oceans, choke our …[Read more]

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Zero Waste Bootcamp How 5 youth-led initiatives created meaningful impact in Singapore

zero waste bootcamp

Posters depicting the impact of  5 latest Bootcamp projects is on display in a “traveling exhibition” across public spaces in Singapore to spur youth and members of the community to come together to take collective action. It is making its rounds in the National Library branches till September, 2021. Pictures here. Follow us on FB and Instagram to follow the journey of the exhibition. When we launched our flagship outreach program, the Zero Waste Bootcamps …[Read more]

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From screen to green Tips for connecting children with nature

Nature deficit

Is your child more comfortable maneuvering the complexities of a video game than the steps to climb a tree? Do screens take up most of his/her playtime? Do you wish your kid’s childhood was more like yours- with ample open space to play for hours at end? Well you are not alone! Faced with the same challenges, I struggle to ply my 9-year-old son away from his digitally induced slumber to ensure that he spends …[Read more]

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A wild deal 8 surprising ways animals are helping us

World wildlife day 2021

Quantifying the devastating impact of human activity on the planet, WWF’s Living Planet Index reveals that the “population abundance of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish has decreased by more than half in less than 50 years.” Simply put- Earth’s natural biodiversity and wildlife have borne the cost of human dominance and capitalism. If we imagine this planet as a huge organisation and the relationship between humans and animals a partnership, then our non-human partners …[Read more]