People,
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Eco Warrior Daniel Tay, the brain behind SG Food Rescue

daniel tay sg food rescue

We live in a time of paradoxes. We are cutting down forests to create more agricultural land to provide food to our ever-growing population. Yet, we have people who are starving (1 in every 9 persons are undernourished in the world today). At the same time, we have a huge amount of food wastage and loss that occurs annually (1/3rd of food produced or 1.3 bn tonnes is lost or wasted in the production process, …[Read more]

Brands, Kids, People,
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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]

DIY, Kids, People, Upcycle,
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Child’s Play Meet 7 makers who create toys and conduct experiments using everyday objects

science and DIY for kids

Be it pebbles, shells, toothpaste caps, cardboard boxes and even used wrapping paper, while I was growing up these were a part of my ‘toys’. I would pick easy-to-find daily objects and transform them into some kind of a play thing, a project that could be done by myself or with a little help from a grownup. In contrast, nowadays, a child’s world of play is dominated by ‘off-the-shelf’ toys and most of them are …[Read more]