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Zero Waste Bootcamp Combating food waste at the grassroots in Singapore

Zero Waste Bootcamp Winning Team Food Fighters

To SG… With Love, SG To help Singapore achieve her goal in the ‘Year Towards Zero Waste’, we at Secondsguru launched our series of Zero Waste Bootcamps (ZWBs) in 2019. Aiming to encourage environmental stewardship, our bootcamps 18-30 year old youth in Singapore with knowledge and skills on ways to embrace zero waste lifestyles, so that they, in turn, become change makers and help their communities move towards a lower-waste lifestyle. As we gear up …[Read more]

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Meraki Bags Reviving art forms, artisans and saving the planet!

At Secondsguru, we are always excited to upcycle things and give them a new lease of life. So, when we heard of Meraki and the wonderful work they were doing with old leather bags, our curiosity got the better of us. We got in touch with Yosha Gupta, a Financial Inclusion Consultant at IFC , World Bank and the founder of Meraki, to learn more about the brand and the work it does with artisans …[Read more]

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Eco Brands│ How JUNK NOT! is turning trash to treasures, one plastic piece at a time!

“We only have one planet Earth and we need to protect it for our future. That is why sustainability should start at home.” A simple belief…a simple goal…a simple idea…When these three come together, the result is fairly spectacular! Let me introduce you to Wilhelmina ‘Willie’ Garcia, the Founder of Junk Not, a Philippines based furniture company that is converting plastic waste into cool furniture pieces and table accents. A graduate in Interior Design from …[Read more]

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#RewearIt DARLINKS founder Priya Daniel shows you how to share your wardrobe with your mini fashionistas!

A jumpsuit with a history

As a mom to a boy, I’ve always envied my friends with daughters for only 1 reason – having fun dressing them up! While it’s great playing ‘dress up’ with these real dolls; it also means a large wardrobe of clothes, accessories and shoes which your toddler will outgrow sooner that you know it. I’m sure all toddler parents have experienced that ‘It’s been worn only once’ moment many a times and unfortunately, we still …[Read more]