Volunteer with kids Giving back as a family

Do you have kids? Do you worry they are growing up in a bubble, unaware of the privileges they enjoy? Do you wish they were more aware that many others face different realities of life? The solution to this challenge perhaps lies in making ‘giving back’ to the community a part of the family routine. With that in mind, we spoke to a few mothers who live in Singapore and have kids of varying ages. …[Read more]

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Zero Waste Bootcamp How 5 youth-led initiatives created meaningful impact in Singapore

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Posters depicting the impact of  5 latest Bootcamp projects is on display in a “traveling exhibition” across public spaces in Singapore to spur youth and members of the community to come together to take collective action. It is making its rounds in the National Library branches till September, 2021. Pictures here. Follow us on FB and Instagram to follow the journey of the exhibition. When we launched our flagship outreach program, the Zero Waste Bootcamps …[Read more]

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Eco Brands LataSita makes zero waste clothing a fashion statement

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With growing awareness about the ‘beautiful face but ugly heart’ of the fashion industry, seemingly all players – from big brands to small design houses – are making the effort to move towards a more ethical and sustainable fashion world. And then there are brands like LataSita that promote zero waste and ethical fashion from the word go. Founded in 2012, this studio has always been a fierce supporter of some of the most important …[Read more]

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Eco Home Tea seed powder – for natural cleaning wherever you are!

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[Article updated in Jan 2020; originally published May 2018] Our guest author today is Sandra Zhang, a zero waste practitioner in Singapore. Sandra’s interest in environment issues led her to set up Mono + Co, where she experiments with zero-waste lifestyle and journals these experiences. Currently working as a Senior Manager (Marketing and Communications) at a Singapore-based charity, she nevertheless makes time to work magic with leftover or near-expiry ingredients to eradicate household food waste. …[Read more]