Introduction to circular design
This talk/workshop introduces the principles of Circular Design and Circular Economy. Learn about the problems of the Linear Economy system and how Circular Design & Economy can help towards building a sustainable world and have a go at applying the principles using daily life examples. The duration depends on how much depth the topic needs to be covered as per your requirement; it can be tailored as a talk or as a workshop. Age group: 10 years and above.
Climate Fresk Workshop
The Climate Fresk Workshop is a science-based workshop that aims to educate and raise awareness about climate change worldwide. Taking from the IPCC report, it explains how and why the climate changes at the current pace and the consequences of its disruption. In this game-based experience, guided by your facilitator, participants work through to find the cause-effect relationship between the different components of climate change. The fun, participatory and collaborative workshop provides an opportunity to learn a lot in a very short period of time.
- Suitable for all ages from 10 years and above - No prior science experience is required! - We will all learn together! Engage one another in a one-of-a-kind game-based experience - Put your creative minds to good use with the designing of a vibrant collage
MIND YOUR (Ps & Qs?) Rs
Everyone cares about the environment, but we may not be fully aware of the environmental problems around us, or, if we are, it may be that we are not sure about how to get started to become part of the solution. In this fun game-based workshop, we focus on how you can mind your Rs to understand how simple changes in your lifestyle can bring about BIG change. At the end of the workshop, walk away with tangible actions & pledges that you will be able to follow-through in your daily life.
THE KARANG GUNI TRAIL
How about playing games and learning how to #RecycleRight? Join us for a fun workshop & Get into the Game of Recycling. Highlights: - Interactive session on #RecycleRight - Play #RecycleRight card game - Go on a Karaguni Trail - Fun take-home activities And much more This workshop was curated as part of the Call of Ideas Fund under the National Environment Agency (NEA), Singapore.
Composting @ Home
Don’t bin it – green it! Did you know you can turn “trash” into soil conditioner? Composting @ Home focuses on food wastage in SG and how we can convert our domestic food waste into something useful using practical & interesting methods. Composting is full of amazing benefits, and it can also be a great way to help you in cultivating a sustainable lifestyle. After attending this workshop, you will be able to kick-start composting at your home. We share knowledge about compost and the process of composting, benefits of compost & how to use compost. We also include a hands-on demo on how to do a basic composting set-up at home. The workshop is designed such that anyone with no scientific knowledge or background would be able to understand & learn about composting at home. It is meant for all age group from 7 years and above. It serves as a great bonding and co-learning experience for families and is an ideal platform to kickstart conversations around importance of nature, waste management, food waste, food security with children.
eco enzymes @ home
Take one more step towards sustainable living - convert food waste to something useful, reusing plastic bottles, decreasing the chemical load in your house. Say NO to the chemical household cleaners & make your multi-purpose cleaner. Simple & easy – learn how to DIY a multi-purpose cleaner from the food waste generated & resources available at your home. Learn about the many uses & benefits of this DIY cleaner even as a fertiliser/pesticide. After attending this workshop, you will be able to kick-start your journey on DIY cleaners at your home. We share knowledge about how to make & the DIY Cleaners; benefits & how to use them. We also include a hands-on demo on how to do a basic DIY set-up at home with some trouble shooting tips. The workshop is designed such that anyone with no scientific knowledge or background would be able to understand & learn about DIY Cleaners & start making them at home. It is meant for all age groups from 7 years and above. It serves as a great bonding and co-learning experience for families and is an ideal platform to kickstart conversations around importance of nature, waste mgmt, food waste, food security with children.
An important aspect of the 3Rs is REUSE. Reuse is about how to lengthen the lifetime of an item or how to avoid an item from reaching the landfill. Upcycling/repurposing is one way of doing that. In this workshop, learn about the importance of upcycling/repurposing items that are considered waste through some fun hands-on activities/ Participants will learn to upcycle/re-purpose common household items (old t-shirts, empty tin cans, old newspapers, plastic bottles etc.) into something useful & functional using things that are found in their homes. Participants will take the upcycled item home.