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Reader’s Corner Must-read eco book recommendations by the experts!

agatha lee agy textile artist eco book sustainability book

Our monthly feature called Readers’ Corner was started in October 2019. Here we ask eco warriors from Singapore to tell us their eco inspiring books that had an impact on the way they see things. The overwhelming response from our readers makes us hopeful that you will read some of these books to start off on your own sustainability journey – one book at a time.  This month we feature eco warrior Agatha Lee who …[Read more]

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]

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]