Yes, we know that shopping is a bit of a tricky subject at the moment, what with all the issues around sustainability, danger to the environment and climate change. Still, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t at least try to support our local Singapore brands - especially those that are doing something right when it comes to ethical and sustainable consumerism.
Family gaming replacing TV, the 'Greta Effect' and plastic-free living are among the top trends expected to shape parenting in the next decade.
In Australia the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has found that “the 'aromatic amines' found in azo dyes can migrate from fabrics and be absorbed through the skin where there is direct and prolonged contact … [and] the risk can then be increased ‘with body heat, sweat and saliva’.”
When Greta Thunberg was invited to address the United Nations Climate Action Summit, she refused to fly to New York to do it, instead she took a sailing boat to get there.
The three-day HyperHack hackathon will see global changemakers descend on Singapore to build solutions for a more sustainable future.
LONDON – In conjunction with the launch of the LifeWear Day consumer exhibition last Monday (16 September), at Somerset House, London, Japanese global apparel retailer Uniqlo and Toray Industries announced the joint development of creating recycled clothing made from selected Uniqlo’s pieces.