Singapore – Green Is The New Black https://greenisthenewblack.com Your guide to conscious living in Asia & Europe Tue, 15 Mar 2022 06:58:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7 Meet Energy Observer, the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Zero-Emission Boat to Tour the World https://greenisthenewblack.com/meet-energy-observer-the-worlds-first-hydrogen-powered-zero-emission-boat-to-tour-the-world/ Tue, 15 Mar 2022 06:58:35 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=32975 The world’s first renewable energy-powered vessel has finally landed on Singapore’s shores, making its first and last 10-day stopover this March. We look at how the expedition is mobilising and raising awareness for a green transition while exploring solutions to […]

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Villa Maria – New Zealand wine brand’s 20 year sustainability transformation https://greenisthenewblack.com/villa-maria-new-zealand-wine-brands-20-year-sustainability-transformation/ Wed, 15 Dec 2021 09:35:19 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=31529 Winemakers know better than anyone that the best things in life take time to perfect. Villa Maria started its sustainability journey in 1999. Now it’s launching EarthGarden – a collection of premium organic wines that are bursting with flavour as […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Conscious Christmas Gifts in Singapore https://greenisthenewblack.com/conscious-christmas-singapore-2021/ Mon, 29 Nov 2021 04:00:02 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=31172 Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to shop consciously for gifts this Christmas. Even in the little red dot. Here’s a curated, unique list of our recommendations for gifts that are good for you, me, the planet, and the […]

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Youths are demanding for Singapore to be more ambitious on climate https://greenisthenewblack.com/youth-cop26-singapore/ Fri, 05 Nov 2021 04:49:22 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=30796 Today is Youth Day at COP26. Youths all over the world are, and have been, rising up to the challenge, and taking leaders to account. In Singapore, a coalition of youths and environmental organisations have written a list of comprehensive […]

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Sustainable Sundowners. Our top sustainable alcohol picks to quench your thirst this summer. https://greenisthenewblack.com/sustainable-sundowners-sustainable-alcohol/ Tue, 06 Jul 2021 05:38:17 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=28975 Did you know that it takes around 298 litres of water to make a litre of beer? Or that the average bottle of wine has a carbon footprint of around 1,200g – the equivalent of driving three miles in a […]

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The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Singapore https://greenisthenewblack.com/where-to-go-for-vegan-and-vegetarian-restaurants-in-singapore/ Mon, 05 Jul 2021 01:00:52 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=7667 In recent years vegetarianism and veganism have shifted from the margins to the mainstream. Long gone are the days of boring nut roasts and over-boiled vegetables. Thanks to increasing awareness about the environmental impact of the livestock industry, improvements in […]

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OPINION: It’s Been A Year Since Singapore’s First-Ever Climate Rally. Has The Government Delivered On Climate Action? https://greenisthenewblack.com/opinion-climate-rally-singapore-anniversary/ Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:20:26 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=25330 “What do we want?” “Climate justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” It was electrifying, being able to chant the response along with (almost) 2,000 other people at Hong Lim Park, this time last year. This was Singapore’s first-ever climate […]

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10 Minutes With…susGain: The App Making Sustainable Habits Easy https://greenisthenewblack.com/apps-that-help-with-being-eco-friendly-and-living-more-sustainably-susgain/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:00:35 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=25100 There’s a new app in town and it’s incentivising people in Singapore to adopt more sustainable habits. If you’ve got the best of intentions but are struggling to take the first steps towards creating a more sustainable lifestyle, download susGain […]

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National Geographic Exhibition ‘Planet or Plastic?’ Launches At Singapore’s ArtScience Museum https://greenisthenewblack.com/what-exhibitions-are-on-at-the-artscience-museum-planet-or-plastic/ Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:09:15 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=24956 Got plans this weekend? Catch the latest exhibition from National Geographic at the ArtScience Museum from now until 28 March 2021. Planet or Plastic? tells the story of plastic’s evolution and features over 70 profound images. In Singapore, 700 million […]

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Go Plastic-Free At These Sustainable Zero-Waste Grocery Stores in Singapore https://greenisthenewblack.com/zero-waste-grocery-and-lifestyle-stores-in-singapore-to-shop-sustainbly/ Tue, 25 Aug 2020 07:17:50 +0000 https://greenisthenewblack.com/?p=24424 Ditch the plastic and grab your reusable bag, jars, and containers. It’s time to start shopping for groceries and other conscious essentials at these zero-waste grocery and lifestyle stores in Singapore. Step into a grocery store in Singapore and be […]

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