Happy World Environment Day! We thought that we should highlight the availability of GrabHitch – a carpooling service that connects passengers and private car drivers going in the same direction by Grab, which is well known for its GrabTaxi service. You can schedule your trips in advance and you will be notified when there is … Continue reading
In a world where commodification and market thinking have pervaded almost all aspects of our lives – from babies on sale for surrogacy to wildlife conservation – fashion is no exception. In fact, many regard fashion as the embodiment of commercialism and consumerism, an industry that creates an artificial demand for goods to drive sales … Continue reading
Looking for a meaningful activity that involves environmental conservation and bonding with the youth community? OBS will be hosting Project IsLand-A-Hand once again! On 5 March (Saturday), you’ll be able to do your part to help save Mother Earth, make new friends, explore the OBS campus/other parts of Ubin/Coney Island, and take lots of beauty … Continue reading
The Sustainability Mentorship Programme is back with more mentors, please circulate this to those who might be keen! More details below. “I’m trying to free your mind, Neo. But I can only show you the door. You’re the one that has to walk through it.” – Morpheus, The Matrix The Sustainability Mentorship Programme (in its … Continue reading
With the general elections looming, Green Drinks is collaborating with PM.Haze, Hemispheres, Sharksavers, Foodscape Collective and individual environmental activists to look at a variety of green issues that affect Singapore, and what we would like to see communicated during the election period. We have sent a brief questionnaire to active political parties to find out … Continue reading
National Geographic Channel, Unboxed Media Productions and Sustainable Green Solutions are looking for a Singaporean youth to join the Youth March For The Arctic team for a 3 week expedition in the High Arctic, the series will aired on National Geographic Channel in November 2015. More details below!
Singapore Polytechnic Engineering Students Develop ‘Smart’ Projects To Support ‘Smart Nation’ Initiative Engineering students from Singapore Polytechnic (SP) are all geared up to make Singapore a Smart Nation. The SP Engineering Show features exclusive projects by SP students and researchers that shows how Engineering can be applied to different segments of society and various industries. … Continue reading
In early October, the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) launched a contest calling for photo submissions of people doing environmental actions. Have you submitted your entry yet? If you’ve just heard of it, find out more below! Show us how you protect the environment through a selfie/photo and submit it at http://bitly.com/EcoFaceOn, or … Continue reading
Sustainable Green Solutions cordially invites all NGOs, NPOs, social entrepreneurs, government institutions, members of the media, and social gamechangers to join them for the Earth’s Survival Documentary Screening & Networking Session. Date: 30 September 2014 (Tuesday) Time: 7:30PM – 10:30PM Venue: Singapore Management University, School of Economics & Social Sciences, 90 Stamford Road RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/events/1488062408135719/ EARTH’S … Continue reading
Social enterprise Good for Us is crowdfunding for their upcoming event – Conscious Consumption Design Jam, to gather social and digital experts to brainstorm and prototype design ideas for sustainable consumer behaviour. Eleven days to go, please pledge generously! More details below!
If you are for sustainable design and sustainable living, and wish to support a startup with an eco product, consider backing a GreenChamp bamboo bicycle for kids on Kickstarter. Created for kids between the ages of 18+months and 5 years, GreenChamp Bikes is a balance bike which equips kids with the skills to ride a bicycle in … Continue reading
Back for another year, the EcoChic Design Award is a sustainable fashion design competition inspiring emerging fashion designers to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste. Designers are educated with the theory and techniques to enable them to create desirable sustainable clothing via zero-waste, up-cycling and reconstruction sustainable design techniques. The 2014/15 competition cycle is open … Continue reading