Eco-warriors A guide to composting wet kitchen waste

Living for more than a decade in Mumbai, I often found myself overwhelmed by the sight of litter dumps, the stink and stench of household waste, the groaning weight of overflowing dump trucks. So once when I was expressing the same to a friend, I was amazed to hear about wet garbage/kitchen waste composting as a concept. I immediately started my online research and soon figured out what a blessing it was going to be to …[Read more]

Gifts for Him10 Eco-Friendly Buys and DIYs

Gifts for Him|10 Eco-Friendly Buys and DIYs If you're looking for that perfect gift for your man check out Secondsguru’s list of 10 Awesome green gift ideas. Whatever his hobbies, passions and interests might be, we have you covered.

Men are a difficult species, especially so when we have to find a perfect gift for them. And the lack of imagination at standard shops doesn’t make it any easier! So, is there really anything you can get for your guy other than a parade of ties, cuff-links and shirts that High Street offers? After wasting several working hours complaining about it, the ladies at Secondsguru have researched and compiled a list of unique gifts …[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]

Recycling e-waste Where to drop your electronic junk in Singapore (or flaunt it!)

Computer chips repurposed by UrbanRaven! Singapore's e-waste adds up to more than 160 Boeing 747 jets every year. Your old phones and gadgets do not belong in your regular garbage bin! You can transform, reuse and repurpose - or at the very least, recycle e-waste responsibly. Read more here.

And the answer is (drumroooollllll!) – computer chips! Every now and then, someone recycles electronic waste into a creative work of art  – a bench, a chair, or as Urban Raven in the poster above, even jewelry! At Secondsguru, we love to see the transformation of e-waste, this recycling of potential toxins into objects of desire. Unfortunately, not all of us have the time or creativity to re-purpose our e-waste. In fact, according to the National …[Read more]