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Composting 101: Home Composting is Easy!

We often hear that compost is good for the environment - that it would reduce kitchen waste and garden waste by 50 percent. Even so, most people are hesitant to compost at home. Whether due to limited space, lack of know-how, the fetor it emits, the pests it attracts, or simply because it is time-consuming.   Founder of Urban Biologist Bali, [...]

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Baby Clothes Swapping

As a parent, you know how quickly your babies outgrow their clothes. That’s why a lot of babies have been wearing a size bigger than their actual age, but even so, those clothes are only worn for a short period of time and in most cases, they are still in a very good condition. Keeping them all for hand-me-downs sometimes are just not possibl [...]

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How to Produce Less-Waste Holiday Season

The holiday season has started! It is that time of the year where we gather with our family and friends to enjoy a good time together - on Christmas Day! Unfortunately, the Christmas holiday seems to be an excuse to over-consume and buy things we don’t actually need. You know the deal!   We want to show you that you can enjoy Christmas [...]

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Boyan Slat & The Ocean Cleanup

The Man, the Myth, the Legend After several years, a brilliant and motivated man has finally found a solution to the world’s problem of plastic pollution in the oceans. That man is Boyan Slat - a Dutch scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and aerospace engineering student dropout from the Delft School of Technology.   He is the fou [...]

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Gili Shark Conservation: Coral Reef Restoration

We are aware of the climate change consequences that we see. But, what about the ones that we can’t see - that is literally under the sea? The coral reefs are dying and the outcome is terrifying.   In this article, we will address those consequences but also an amazing initiative to fight this phenomenon and protect the coral reef and [...]

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Youth Action for the Climate in Southeast Asia

When you were young, did you consider climate change and the environment as a pressing concern? Climate change has now become a great worry among the young generation. This sensitivity towards nature is made possible thanks to the education program, for instance, or association. The young generation needs to be made aware of the stake they will hav [...]

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RefillMyBottle Goes to Innovfest Unbound 2019 - Singapore

We are deeply humbled to be given the opportunity and trust to represent Indonesia to the international round together with Sampah Muda.  Thank you so much to JimbaFest, judges and everyone for the support!  RefillMyBottle along with other five green startups from Indonesia participated in the pitching session at JimbaFest 2019 - an [...]

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Experiencing the Island Life while Gaining Professional Experience

My First Days in BaliIt was 7pm, I just arrived at the airport, exhausted but excited. And all at once taxi men jumped at me and asked « Yes, please, taxi miss? ». An hour later, I arrived in the hostel that I booked for a few nights in the centre of Denpasar. Young men lied on the floor of the entrance. Some were almost asleep; some we [...]

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Uses of Used Coffee Ground

Brewing your own coffee every morning and habitually toss the grounds into the trash? It's time for a change! Did you know there are many wonderful things you can do with these used coffee grounds. PS: If you don’t drink coffee but fancy these ideas, there are a number of local coffee shops now offering their used grounds for free. We teame [...]

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Zero Waste Sustainability Meet-up at Colony Creative Hub

On Monday, 25th of March we gathered in Colony Creative Hub – in collaboration with Kumpul Speed Networking Event - for our second Sustainability Meet-up of the year. Our focus for the event: ZERO WASTE. What a great emulation within the people who were present! We guess the topic triggers a lot of enthusiasm since living zero waste or going [...]

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