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Eco Warriors │ Meet Nasyitah Tan, founder of The LOOMs Workshop, a social enterprise

nasyitah tan looms workshop singapore social enterprise

Creating bespoke handcrafted products for clients by repurposing and recycling materials; very few enterprises manage to blend in sustainability and design the way The LOOMs Workshop does. And if that wasn’t enough ‘doing good’, their mission is “to provide education and employment opportunities that will empower women and enable their families.” We asked Nasyitah Tan, the bright and cheerful founder of The LOOMs Workshop (TLW) to share the story with us and she very readily obliged. …[Read more]

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Family Weekends Walk, swing or bug-hunt your way to explore nature at Bollywood Veggies!

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When was the last time you swung on slats roped to a tree? Came eye to eye with a butterfly? Plucked out vegetables to cook up a meal? Now let me guess – you are either smiling at a memory,… or sighing because you haven’t been able to do that in a long time! Whether it is playing wild on the grass or capturing calmness under trees, soil nourishes our soul. Green spaces give us …[Read more]

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Buying without packaging? These shops make zero waste possible in Singapore

packaging free zero waste

Did you know packaging accounts for one-third of the waste generated in Singapore? The vacuum-sealed rice, the foil-bagged cereal, the individually packed wafers, the mummified toffees… the packaging for anything and everything adds up very quickly to fill up the dustbin after a regular supermarket visit. Do we have a choice to avoid these? Can we reduce our trash? Actually – yes we can! Here’s our list of new and old establishments that sell dry …[Read more]

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Vegetarian restaurants in Singapore Our top 10 tried and tested!

Vegetarian restaurants you must try out in Singapore!

If you are vegetarian, you have been through this drill: you and your friends plan to catch up over a meal; you reach the restaurant and love the vibe; your friends are spoiled for choice by an inventive menu; and then when it’s your turn to order – you have nothing to eat but tofu… and a pity plate of quinoa on the side! Seriously, why can’t eateries provide a fair share of meatless options? …[Read more]