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Are you Green Drinking?

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What’s a great event in town where you can let your hair down, as well as make meaningful conversations and connections with like-minded green people from business, academia, the NGO and independent sectors?  Well, look no further than Green Drinks.   Green Drinks was first started in London by Edwin Datschefski and friends in 1989, as an informal […]


February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Green Festivals/Events,Green Meetings | Read More »

Gong Xi Fa Cai : Celebrate a Green Chinese New Year!


Chinese New Year is one of the most important festivals in the Chinese calendar of festivities [1].  In an age where festivals in most cultures have become commercialised, here are some ways to celebrate a more eco-friendly Chinese New Year(CNY) so that one may conserve resources, while enjoying the festival in its true spirit. 1.  Recycle while spring cleaning Any […]

February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Green Festivals/Events | Read More »

Saving the Planet with a Green Christmas

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It’s Christmas tomorrow, and like many modern day celebrations across cultures, it has become an obligatory ritual of gift giving and receiving.  The spirit of Christmas is all about giving to the needy, spreading good cheer, joy and love to our near and dear ones.  Unfortunately, this is overshadowed by all the consumerism and “stuff” that we […]

December 24th, 2009 | Posted in Green Festivals/Events | Read More »

How to celebrate a Green HOLI

A modified version of this article is published in today’s edition of Tabla! a Singapore newspaper by SPH Holi hai!! Holi which is just around the corner, is the most energetic and vibrant of Indian festivals. People literally take to the streets in India and play with a riot of colour, smearing it all over […]

March 5th, 2009 | Posted in Chemicals,Green Festivals/Events | Read More »

How to have a Green Birthday Party

I celebrated my daughter’s birthday party over the weekend and it was a fun-filled and enjoyable event. When I was young, birthday parties were incredibly simple…I’d get a new dress (one of the few new clothes over the year that I could count with my fingers…one for Diwali, one for my birthday, and a few […]

December 4th, 2008 | Posted in Consumerism,Green Festivals/Events | Read More »

Celebrating a green Diwali


Diwali or Deepavali as it’s also called, is the festival of lights and is one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated in India and the world over with great pomp and fervour. People spring clean their homes, decorate them with beautiful rangoli (patterns made of coloured powder or rice), […]

October 26th, 2008 | Posted in Chemicals,Green Festivals/Events | Read More »


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