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  • Waste Not Want Not: Copenhagen Supermarket Offers Triple Benefit

    By Staff | Travel

    Would you make a pizza with flour past its expiry date? Use canned tomato sauce with a torn label? Add a wrinkly tomato on top? What if by doing so, you not only save money on your grocery bill but also help reduce food waste and contribute to fighti...


  • Kate's Dates: Meet the Author

    By Staff | Events

    Kate will be appearing at: Singapore October 22, 2016. Green is the New Black-a day of game changing talks, workshops and panels, bringing together some of the leading conscious change makers and thought leaders in Asia and beyond. Books and bo...


  • Material Matter: Natural Dyeing with Bougainvillea Couture

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    The following article is courtesy of The Sustainable Angle, a not for profit organisation initiating and supporting projects that contribute to minimizing environmental degradation, while helping businesses and individuals make informed decisions wh...


  • For the Love of the Sea: 7 Sustainable Trunks for Sun and Surf (for him)

    By Staff | Men

    Girls don't have to have all of the 'ethical' fun this summer. We have a list of eco and ethical swimwear for men too -  whether you prefer board or Euro-style shorts, this list has something for you: Faherty Brand:  Living a never ending summe...


  • Summertime: Is your Sunscreen Helping or Hurting You?

    By Staff | Beauty

    The sun-filled, longer days of summer are a blessing and a curse. Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a pandemic and is being studied for its role in cancer, dementia, diabetes and heart disease. But, one in five Americans will develop skin can...


  • Material Matter: Our New Column on the Latest in Innovative Materials

    By Brittany DiBenedetto | Material Matter

    The fashion industry is advancing at a rapid pace and currently adding 150 billion garments per year. How we consume is just as important as what we do with the garments when we are done. Our knowledge of what things are made of and what the implicat...


  • For the Love of Summer: 7 Eco and Ethical Swimsuits for Sun and Swim

    By Staff | Women

    Summer's here! We have a list of eco and ethical swimwear from some of the best beaches on the planet. From Africa, Australia, North and South America and Europe -  it doesn't matter which style you prefer (monokini, cheeky two-piece, sport suit) t...


  • MATTER: Social Business, Community, Storytelling and Artisanship

    By Staff | Women

    "I believe that when people care about why and where something is made, and by whom, they will make better choices for all" Renyung Ho, founder MATTER. A simple statement by Renyung (Ren) Ho on why she started her brand MATTER Prints. Heralded as a...


  • Beyond the Vines: Perfect Building Blocks for Your Work Wardrobe

    By Staff | Women

    As soon as they land in Singapore, fashionistas in the know head to Beyond the Vines (BTV), the locally designed, contemporary women’s brand for high quality basics grounded in Scandinavian aesthetic. The BTV concept of offering ‘bare essentials...


  • Amado Gudek: Ethical Jewellery From the Heart of Singapore

    By Kate | Women

    The tagline for Amado Gudek is ‘imaginative jewellery cast in a clear conscience’. Brilliant. Like a lot of things we buy these days, jewellery purchases need to be examined for issues within the supply chain (child labor and conflict are rife)....