Where to repair? A guide to service providers in Singapore

Repair services in Singapore directory

Given a choice between buying new or repairing old, which one would you go with? And if you are still thinking about your answer, maybe the heavy-weight fact that more than 21,000 tonnes of waste is generated in Singapore on a daily basis will help tilt your decision scale in the right direction. To make a much needed difference and reduce the amount of waste generated, each of us needs to choose the repair option …[Read more]

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Repair, Reuse, Reduce All you need to know about the Right to Repair Movement

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It all began with my computer screen just randomly starting to flicker. First, it was for a few seconds, then it became minutes and now I needed to shut it down for a few hours to resolve the problem. That is when I learnt about Flickergate, a problem unique to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Anyhow, I called the company to check how this could be resolved, (and no surprise?!) they have no solution other …[Read more]

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Readers’ Corner Book picks by eco champs- January 2020

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It’s been 4 months since we started our Readers’ Corner – a regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that inspires them. These are books that have stayed with them much after the pages have finished, with the hope that these books will give us new perspectives and insights into top environmental issues.  So, whether you are a bookworm or not, we are collating a reading list for …[Read more]

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Project Drawdown Top 10 steps you can take to reduce global warming

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While governments and international organisations debate and negotiate over effective solutions to combat climate change, we as individuals are often left wondering – what can I do to prevent climate change? Many of us are making changes to lead a more sustainable lifestyle to reduce our carbon footprints. However, the thoughts – Are we doing enough? Will my actions make any difference in the larger scheme of things? What more can I do? – keep …[Read more]