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Eco Brands 11 companies with fresh recipes to combat food waste

Food waste

Be it stale bread, blemished fruits or over-ripe tomatoes, the amount of food we throw away without a second thought is unbelievable. UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that one-third of the 4 billion metric tons of food we produce each year is lost or wasted, costing the global economy nearly US$1 trillion annually. As for our Singapore, despite the food security challenges we face, food waste generated has grown by 20% over the last …[Read more]

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How to join (and not fall off) the vegan bandwagon

simple ideas for new vegan

Making a change. Giving up a lifelong habit. Starting something new. Most of the time the fear of the change (and of failing) is greater than the change itself. And so is the case with transitioning to a vegan lifestyle. That said, if you have been worrying about the negative impact of what you eat, it’s time to leave the sidelines and join the vegan bandwagon (and stay put on it). If you are a …[Read more]

12 Eco-challenges for 12 months

green lifestyle environment friend living

We like to begin each year on a fresh note. Challenging ourselves in different ways to bring about positive changes in our lives. For some losing weight is important while for someone else it can be something as profound as ‘live life to the fullest’. Some resolutions we stick to while others just fizzle and die away as the mundanity of life takes over. Others we repeat year after year! (I made a resolution to …[Read more]

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Eco Kids 10 Ideas to introduce children to sustainability

Bring up eco kids who care for planet

Imagine telling your child that sustainability is “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (as defined by the United Nations Brundtland Commission in 1987). (Rolling eyes. Big yawn. Slouch on sofa) Though on point, the child is likely to take one look at your face and make a dash for the door (boring lecture alert!). At least mine would. So how do you tackle …[Read more]