Imagine telling your child that sustainability is “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (as defined by the United Nations Brundtland Commission in 1987). (Rolling eyes. Big yawn. Slouch on sofa) Though on point, the child is likely to take one look at your face and make a dash for the door (boring lecture alert!). At least mine would. So how do you tackle …[Read more]
When I started setting up my new house a few months back, I asked myself where should I start to go green?!! And then it dawned on me – the Kitchen. Let’s face it, it’s the busiest and most important part of a household. It’s where we all connect, through food, through chores, through new experiments (both the yucky & yummy ones). It is where we find solace in a cup of hot cocoa, where …[Read more]
Do you wake up to the whiff of coffee in the mornings? Now let your plants share in the caffeine boost! Coffee compost is an organic soil conditioner helping your plants flower more by providing extra nitrogen, enhanced water retention, and other growth support. If you make your own coffee at home, sprinkle the dried, spent powder into the soil. OR, the next time you drop by at dr.CAFE, simply pick up their used coffee …[Read more]
At Secondsguru, we’re loving #dressgate! Here’s why: (a) For a change, the #dress breaking the internet isn’t housing a celebrity; and (b) It gives us a brand new interpretation for our reuse/recycle mantra!