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]
Zero Waste Bootcamp How 5 youth-led initiatives created meaningful impact in Singapore
Eco Brands LataSita makes zero waste clothing a fashion statement
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]
Eco Home Tea seed powder – for natural cleaning wherever you are!
[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]
Zero Waste Bootcamp Team Oath seeks to close the fashion loop
As we at Secondsguru brace up for meeting a new cohort of eco initiated youngsters at the Zero Waste Bootcamp #5– kickstarting on Nov 21, 2020 and running for 16 weeks thereon, we wanted to put the spotlight on Team Oath, the winners of the Zero Waste Bootcamp #3. The team has come a long way, translating their passion for the planet to a meaningful proposition of a “clothes swap library” that allows one to …[Read more]