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Eco Home Tea seed powder – for natural cleaning wherever you are!

tea seed powder

[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]

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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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The big thaw Reasons behind glacial melting and what it means for life on earth

sea ice glacier melting

The statistics surrounding glacial melting are alarming and serve as a clarion call (that have been sounding for some time now) for humans to shake off their slumber and take some urgent actions. Here are some numbers to chew on: Glaciers have lost more than 9000 billion tons of ice between 1961 and 2016, causing global sea levels to increase by 27 millimetres in the period.  Melting Greenland ice is one of the biggest contributors …[Read more]

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Bag It How to keep your designer bags in mint condition

If you want to make sure that your collection of luxury bags will last you through the years, there are a number of things you can do to keep them as good as new. Here are a few simple tips to keep your designer handbags in mint condition!

All over the world, among the many common addictions that women share, the love for luxury handbags could possibly top the list (Wait, shoes are a strong competitor!). Your cupboard may already be stuffed with purses, clutches, baguette bags, messenger bags, sling bags, totes, saddle purses and pouches, but that won’t stop you from buying a new Minaudiere to add to your sparkle at the next party. Men may never understand what the fuss is …[Read more]