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This dangerous material is still used everywhere in Indonesia.
The danger of using asbestos roofs for people is big. Exposition to asbestos dust leads to mesothelioma cancer. Asbestos is everywhere in...
bandwidth and economic wealth
There is a relationship between available bandwidth and economic health. After Singapore in the lead, the six top countries for speed are all European.
There is a relationship between available bandwidth and economic health. Worldwide broadband speed league 2018 has organized a study based on over...
Microplastic in your salt
Planet or plastic? Salt produced in Indonesia, using the ancient technique of evaporating seawater contains lots of microplastics.
Salt produced in Indonesia, using the ancient technique of evaporating seawater, has been found to contains some of the highest microplastics sampled....
Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps
Get some cool design lamps. They claim these lamps are made of up-cycled wood. Old timber turned into great furniture pieces. Really?!
Yo, these guys from Surabaya, in East Java, make some really cool design lamps. The human shape is totally moveable, and can...
Brazilian Reclaimed Wood
Recycling wood is clever! From Indo to Brazil many up-cycle old timber turning it into furniture.
Peroba is a common tree in Brazil, local craftsmen use its wood for everything. From the strong, straight-grained stock that resembles oak,...
The Ocean Cleanup
Trash accumulates in 5 ocean garbage patches, the largest one being the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. If left to circulate, the plastic will impact our ecosystems, health and economies.
Trash accumulates in 5 ocean garbage patches, the largest one being the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located between Hawaii and California. If...
Bali Agri Tradeshow
With free entrance, you will be able to see, meet and buy plants, trees and organic products.
From 26 July to 29, 2018 at Taman Bajra Sandhi Monument in Bali an agribusiness trade show is taking place. With free...
A movement to raise awareness of plastic pollution and the existing solutions. Movies, education, and government pressure.
Some wise people are creating a global movement that encourages all to #RethinkPlastic. Social Impact Through Film A Plastic Ocean’s message raises...
Also called drumstick tree, horseradish tree, Moringa is an excellent source of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals.
Moringa also called drumstick tree, horseradish tree, ben oil tree or benzoil tree is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree, native to the southern...
Stop alien species
At recent ASEAN meeting Indonesia pushed the need to combat invasive alien species.
At recent ASEAN meeting in Canada, Indonesia, represented by Dr. Gono Semiadi of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), stressed that the...
Benefits of Spirulina
Spirulina may literally be the single most nutritious food on the planet for how beneficial it is.
Spirulina is is a type of bacteria called cyanobacterium, a dark blue-green algae that has been touted as one of the most...
Indonesian reclaimed wood
Reclaimed timber is trendy now! Check out this smart way to up-cycle old wood turning it into furniture.
Rest easy, feel good, you are sitting on a reclaimed timber chair! In the last few years in Indonesia and specially in...
Fight inflammation with food
Inflammation is caused by unhealthy foods and lifestyle habits. You can treat it yourself with foods, exercise, good sleep and stress management.
Inflammation can occur in response to trauma, illness and stress. It can also be caused by unhealthy foods and lifestyle habits. Anti-inflammatory...
Plants that absorb CO2 at night and help you sleep better.
Sure, that potted fern is pretty, but can it really spruce up the air quality in your home? Studies by scientists at...
Fern eliminate air pollutants
This ancient plant offers a superior pollutants removal efficiency. A must have for an healthy home.
The importance of indoor air quality to human health has become of increasing interest in developed countries where inhabitants often spend over...
Zooming in on biodiversity
An ASEAN wide photo contest capturing the richness of biological resources in the region.
Biodiversity is the variety of life on Earth. These forms of life include microorganisms, fungi, plants, and animals, including the communities that...
Making bikes out of bamboo is actually not all that crazy. East Bali bamboo bikes manufacture them locally.
The crazy idea of making bikes out of bamboo is actually not all that crazy. It has excellent vibration dampening effects, noticeable...
This plant removes many pollutants. It's perfect for an healthy home.
People use Dracaena for the health benefits they offer. Dracaena, which name comes from ancient greek, meaning female dragon, is a genus...
Luxury meets sustainability. Looking good with excellent bamboo architecture in Sanur, Bali.
With a state of the art brand new bamboo construction, Artotel Beach Club in Sanur, Bali brings vibrancy and color to the...
Removes CO2 and produces lots of oxygen. Its health benefits will boost your energy and productivity.
Dypsis lutescens, also known as golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Yellow Palm, or Butterfly Palm is a wonder plant. Besides cleaning the...
Effective in removing formaldehyde, thrives also under fluorescent lights and it's very easy to care for.
Epipremnum aureum is an evergreen climber with a multitude of common names including golden pothos, hunter’s robe, ivy arum, money plant, silver...
Ginger is good
This root provides us with a wealth of anti-inflammatory anti-bacterial and analgesic effects.
Ginger, is a root which provides us with a wealth of anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It’s great for treating chronic joint problems,...
Beautiful flowers and powerful pollutant remover. A must have for an healthy home.
Chrysanthemum, known also as Pot Mum or Florist’s Mum, mildly toxic and an irritant to cats and dogs is an excellent poison...
Energy saving bulbs
Saving the planet starts from saving energy.
Now available almost in Bali at a cheap price (11.000 rp), this 9 watts LED bulb produces as much light as old...
Green School Bali
Architectural wonder to educate for sustainability.
Founded and conceived by John and Cynthia Hardy in 2006, Green School opened in 2008 with 90 students and a tailor-made campus...
Bamboo buildings in Bali
Bamboo is booming here, showing excellent examples of a sustainable way to build.
The Indonesian island of Bali is witnessing a new trend. Bamboo building, emblem of sustainable construction, are replacing concrete and steel. Buildings...
One of the most powerful pollutant remover.
Peace lilies go by the scientific name of Spathiphyllum. NASA Clean Air Study found that it is one of the most powerful...
Consumers want sustainability
Sustainable Mainstream. Eco-friendly is definitely in.
Environmental consciousness, social responsibility, and sustainability are all hot button topics in consumer retail today. The real question is: do these topics...
Travellers choose sustainability
Sustainable travel is on the rise worldwide according to recent statistics.
Clearly, there’s strong consumer interest in eco-conscious travel. Sustainable travel is on the rise. The future’s bright. The future’s green. Recent data...
Flax is a superfood
Nutritional powerhouses flax or linseed are packed with fiber, omega-3, vitamins, and antioxidants.
Flax seeds are nutritional powerhouses. They’re absolutely packed with fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, antioxidants, and cancer-fighting lignans. Flaxseed contains 75...
Food safe plastic
The obvious solution to avoiding plastic toxicity is to avoid plastics. Reduce damage by picking the least toxic ones.
The obvious solution to avoiding plastic toxicity is to avoid plastics, which, in a world awash in plastic, is pretty difficult. In...
Improves indoor air quality absorbing CO2 at night. Perfect for your bedroom.
Azadirachta Indica, commonly known as Neem, is part of the Mahogany family. External medicinal uses of Neem is for the treatment of...
Building with bamboo
Bamboo is unmatched as a sustainable building material. It grows quickly and doesn't destroy the land.
Bamboo, technically a grass, has been used in building for centuries due to its impressive strength. It offer twice the compressive strength...
Singapore Botanic Gardens
This outstanding world of plants is a UNESCO world heritage site. A must see for all!
With 4 millions visitors per year, 150 years of connecting plant and people, free entrance and his own subway stop, the Singapore...
SOS from the deep
CTC provides education and training to make sure that marine protected areas!
Coral Reefs need our help now! More than 27% of the world’s coral reefs are already lost. If we don’t do anything...
Nearly 4 billion trees are cut down each year for paper.
Did you know that nearly 4 billion trees are cut down each year for paper. Used paper towels are not recyclable. 1...
Limit plastic use recycled glass and bottles.
A clever way to limit the use of plastic bottles is serving water in up-cycled bottle and glasses. These technique adopted by...
Gardens by the bay
An astonishing example of sustainable edutainment environment
TLDR Rated number 3 on things to do in Singapore Tripadvisor Reached more than 40 million visitors to date World’s top 20...
Recommended for improving indoor air quality, it absorbs CO2 at night.
Sansevieria Trifasciata also called mother-in-law’s tongue is one of the most recommended plants for improving indoor air quality. An evergreen perennial plant...
Aluminum can can be recycled an unlimited number of times.
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough electricity to power a TV for three hours. Aluminum can can be recycled an unlimited number...
Indonesian waste platform
Hub promoting and facilitating cross-sector collaborations for solutions on the waste problems in Indonesia.
Indonesian Waste Platform is a hub – promoting and facilitating cross-sector collaborations for solutions on the waste problems in Indonesia. “Every individual...
Exceptional properties for your skin, guts and more.
Aloe Vera is a miracle plant known for several health benefitsIt has antiviral and antibacterial properties. Aloe vera for beauty Once you...
Less than 1 percent of plastic bags goes into a recycle bin.
Billions of plastic bags are made each year. Of these bags, one hundred billion are thrown away according to Worldwatch Institute, with...
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