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Are Singaporeans Ready To Pay-For-Plastic Bags?

A recent poll conducted by Yahoo! Singapore titled ‘Are you in favor of pay-for-plastic bag law?’ resulted in over 15,000 respondents (0.3% of total population), of which 66% voted a surprising no. According to a follow-up article (read the story here) and many publicly posted comments, there seem to be …

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2013 Year In Review: Kat’s Best Feature Posts

Despite having fewer interviews this year, I upped my lifestyle feature posts covering interesting topics from ‘How to Survive a 30-Day Hot Yoga Challenge‘ to ‘6 Dirty Truths About Drinking Bottled Water I Bet You Didn’t Know‘. Every topic that I have written has been inspired by my day-to-day curious …

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Green Dating: 10 Eco-Friendly Date Ideas in Singapore (Part 2)

6. Shop at a Farmer’s Market I haven’t been to PasarBella, Singapore largest farmer’s market located at The GrandStand (formerly known as Turf City). But from what I know this farmer’s market is open daily with over 30,000 sq ft of gourmet market space. Take your date for an exploratory …

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Green Dating: 10 Eco-Friendly Date Ideas in Singapore (Part 1)

A date night typically consists of a dinner and a movie. But why do the usual when you have the opportunity to create a first and lasting impression. After a previously published article ‘Making The Green Impression: An Eco-Friendly Date‘ by guest contributor Brett Harding, MD and Co-founder of Lovestruck Singapore, I …

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Making The Green Impression: An Eco-Friendly Date

By Brett Harding Guest Contributor Sometimes the dating game just isn’t fair, making you feel like other players are ‘holding all the cards’. But what about when your date doesn’t feel the same as you on a topic that really matters? If you and your date don’t share the same …

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Antler Chandelier: A Recycled Lighting Alternative

Have you heard of antler chandeliers? I heard from a colleague yesterday who was raving to me about her latest home decor find, antler chandeliers. A unique natural lighting alternative to the traditional crystal and glass-blown chandeliers. Most people around the world buy crystal chandeliers because of its distinct reflective …

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10 Ways to Beat the Haze

Haze situation in Singapore is getting from bad to worse. Yesterday, the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) reading was at 155! That’s 50% over “unhealthy” levels of pollution which start at PSI 100 onwards. This makes the haze situation yesterday highest since September 1997. That’s 16 years ago. And the forest …

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21 Dirt Cheap Ways to Go Green

Going green isn’t as difficult as a lot of people think. It is actually very easy and can save you a lot of money. Just a few small adjustments (and new habits) in our everyday lives will make a huge difference to the environment, your life…and your wallet. Here are …

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Go Green With Your Hongbaos This Chinese New Year

Today is the start of the annual rush for new notes to stuff into Chinese New Year red packets.Part of the Chinese festive tradition is to hand out crisp, brand-new notes in hongbaos (translated as red packets). But this year, in an effort to support environmental awareness, the Monetary Authority …

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It’s January, Start a Journal

Anne Frank did it. Oprah Winfrey does it. Gwyneth Paltrow loves it. The common denominator that binds these extraordinary women together is…journaling. Journaling is simply the written act of internal communication with yourself, on your thoughts, ideas, experiences and observations. If you want to look within, grow with insight and …

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