Green Kampong – Inspiring a greener today

Amsterdam Tries to Change Culture With ‘Repair Cafes’ – NYTimes.com‏

May 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Green Living, Green Tips

Gathered around tables in what appeared to be delicate operations, participants tried to fix items that had been set for the trash.

Introducing the fourth ‘R’ : Repair! Joining Reduce,Reuse & Recycle, Repair is really the one we need to be reminded of in this throwaway society. But how and who do I call to fix my things?? I love this idea of Repair cafes… if only we had one closer to home. Anyone? AMSTERDAM — An [...]

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Riding a bike in Singapore

April 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Green Living, Green Tips

Have I been taken out by a bus ? [Yes] Has a car overtaken me only to turn left and run me off the road? [Yes] Have I been abused by drivers on the road? As in, “You don’t pay road tax, get off or lost…” [Yes]   “You ride to work?” “Are you mad?” [...]

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25 Ways to Clean with Salt

February 7, 2011 by  
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One of your New Year’s resolutions (remember those?) might have been to eat less salt. And that’d be good, because here are 25 ways to use salt to clean your household items. You can use salt to clean cookware, carpets, appliances, flooring. Read and ditch your chemical cleaners! Read the 25 ways you can clean [...]

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Sesame Street Videos Teaching Kids Green

January 6, 2011 by  
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We trust our old friends at Sesame Street: Read the full article at Treehugger.com

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50 Online Resources for Eco-Friendly Schools

October 7, 2010 by  
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This is a great resource. Check it out Green Kampongers! Schools produce lots of things – honor roll students, star athletes, influential teachers and some of the largest amounts of waste. Educational settings have been known to waste energy, food, water and paper on a daily basis. Thanks to the ongoing green movement, many schools [...]

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Green Your BBQ

Catherine Zandonella, author of “National Geographic Green Guide Families” shares some tips on “Good Morning America” on how to go green with your grilling and make your barbecue better for your health and the environment. Read more at Just One Thing: ABC News.

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Greening Your Kampong

June 11, 2010 by  
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Nadya Hutagalung is perhaps the best-known face of the green movement in Singapore. An eco-activist and designer of eco-centric jewellery, this former MTV VJ is not only building an innovative environmentally friendly home, she’s also creating a community of passionate environmentalists called Green Kampong. Tay Lai Hock, a self-proclaimed “Kampong Boy”, loves to get his [...]

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