Sustainable Singapore A guide to buying foods grown and produced in SG

“What you do in Singapore is eat. It’s a really food crazy culture where all of this great food is available in a kind of hawker stand environment.” – Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef, author, journalist, and travel documentarian. Those of us who live in Singapore or have visited it, we are well aware of what a food-loving gastronomic delight this little red dot is! And we really wouldn’t want that to change that, would we? …[Read more]

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Readers’ Corner The Sixth Extinction is our non-fiction pick for a sign of our times

Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that left a lasting impression on them. If you are looking for books that offer insight and inspiration – this page marks the spot!  Our eco warrior this week is Akshata Rao – an engineer by training and a sustainability practitioner by passion. She volunteers for zero waste efforts, circular economy events and writes for environmental …[Read more]

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Readers’ Corner Top eco books recommended by environmentalists

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Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is a regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that made an impact on them. This reading list of eco themed books is recommended for all those who want to make a difference to the world we live in – reading is a journey, rich in experience and learning, without actually having to leave a room. (Ideal at this point of time?!) This month, we …[Read more]

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Readers’ Corner Add a youth perspective to your 2020 reading list

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Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that inspires them. We hope this series will leave an imprint on you as it did on them. Here’s another one to add to your must-read list! This month, we put the spotlight on Cheryl Cadeline Lee, a youth environmental advocate who believes that ‘doing good is contagious’ and whose projects encompass the areas of environment, …[Read more]