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Living responsibly: What can you give up for the planet?

Living responsibly: What can you give up for the planet?

ONE problem with the environmental movement is the caricaturing of messages. Save the planet. Save the rainforests. Stop global warming. Green the earth. Recycle, reuse, reduce. Live organic. As useful as these slogans are in environmental education and in persuasion, it’s doubtful how successful they have been in affecting real change. There may even be […]

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What will it take to live sustainably?

What will it take to live sustainably?

IN this interview with BFM89.9, Green Drinks Kuala Lumpur initiator Steve McCoy, who is also founder and principal of consultancy Counterpoint, and Wild Asia advisor Toh Su Mei talk about what it will take to live sustainably. “It’s not an environmental problem, it’s an everything problem,” says McCoy who advocates thinking in systems about the […]

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Talking about living sustainably

Talking about living sustainably

TITLED Creativity and Innovation in Eco-friendly Living, The Nut Graph‘s fourth Found in Conversation forum discussed a variety of issues including consumerism, going organic, changing culture, and sustainability. The panelists were Wild Asia advisor Toh Su Mei, Justlife Shop chief executive officer Callie Tai and Green Drinks Kuala Lumpur initiator and consultant Steve McCoy. Held […]

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The politics of sugar

The politics of sugar

“Boss, limau ais kosong, satu” (© Brian Lary / sxc.hu)NEXT year, the government will possibly abolish the sugar subsidy. I’m personally all for that. For many years now, I’ve learnt to enjoy food and beverages without adding (or at least reducing the amount of) sugar. “Boss” at the mamak stall at first raised his eyebrows […]

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