Learn to Say ‘NO’

December 3, 2013 by  
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Just say NOBy Chu Hui Ying

If you wish to live a zero-waste lifestyle, you can begin simply by learning to say ‘NO’ and refusing items that do not necessarily bring any more practicality to your everyday life.

Here are some everyday items that you can start to eliminate in your life right now. Just say ‘NO’ to them!

1. Plastic Drinking Straws, Covers and Stirrers

There may be times when you need a drinking straw, for example, to poke through the plastic sheet to get to your bubble tea. However, if you have the chance to refuse straws in restaurants, coffee shops or hawker centres, remember to do so. Make it a habit to remind the servers not to put the plastic straw in your drink. Read more

Drinking Straw Art – Fantasy on a Full Moon

February 25, 2010 by  
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Fantasy on a Full Moon is an art wall mural made from drinking straws and displayed at the Esplanade a few months back. The plastic drinking straws are transformed into animal shapes such as dragons, snails and prawns. We find it really amazing how it’s possible to reuse plastic straws for art. Here are some photos of the wall mural and animal art.

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