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Green Tips What commonly used eco terms really mean?

easy guide to eco environment friendly terms

Are upcycled and recycled products the same? What’s the difference between eco-friendly and sustainable? With climate action and environmental sustainability becoming increasingly relevant concepts, there are a plethora of terms related to the environment in people’s lexicon these days – many are loosely used, some incorrectly too. Overall there seems to be a fair bit of ambiguity. So we decided to take some key terms head on and explain what they stand for.  The ones listed …[Read more]

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Eco Kids 10 Ideas to introduce children to sustainability

Bring up eco kids who care for planet

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]

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Eco-Homes How to set up an eco-friendly kitchen

secondsguru eco friendly kitchen stylish environment friendly kitchen

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]

Scene Around Town Wake up your garden with coffee!

Scene Around Town | Wake Up Your Garden With Coffee! Share your love of coffee with your garden and you will be amazed with the results! At Secondsguru, we are loving this green initiative by drCAFE. Click through to find out 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]