Where to repair? A guide to service providers in Singapore

Repair services in Singapore directory

Given a choice between buying new or repairing old, which one would you go with? And if you are still thinking about your answer, maybe the heavy-weight fact that more than 21,000 tonnes of waste is generated in Singapore on a daily basis will help tilt your decision scale in the right direction. To make a much needed difference and reduce the amount of waste generated, each of us needs to choose the repair option …[Read more]

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Project Drawdown Top 10 steps you can take to reduce global warming

reduce global warming

While governments and international organisations debate and negotiate over effective solutions to combat climate change, we as individuals are often left wondering – what can I do to prevent climate change? Many of us are making changes to lead a more sustainable lifestyle to reduce our carbon footprints. However, the thoughts – Are we doing enough? Will my actions make any difference in the larger scheme of things? What more can I do? – keep …[Read more]

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Mindful gifts for kids Fun ideas for Christmas, birthdays and more! 

mindful gifts for kids

Our guest author this week is Radhika Mayani, the Founder and Creative Director of Left-Handesign. Inspired by simple joys, her creations give her brand a unique aesthetic. In this world of easy-to-get plastic knick knacks, buying a gift that the child will appreciate and so will Planet Earth can get a bit tricky.  So, we asked Radhika to share with us the right places to shop at and here’s what she had to say…  It …[Read more]

Sari Strategy #03 DIY, Repurpose with minimal waste

repurpose restyle recycle Sari sarong

In this concluding article on the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra, shares artistic ways in which one can ReStyle pre-loved saris to make something new, ensuring minimal wastage of your heritage textile- all you need is some constructional techniques and excitement to try something new. The good news is that her technique can be applied to any pre-loved material which has a basic rectangular shape- a sarong from SriLanka, …[Read more]