The mystery of the messy garbage pile at Lorong Ah Soo void deck

It’s the beginning of a new year, and most people like to set resolutions or make life changes for the coming year. Engaging in major spring cleaning is a favourite activity of those who want to downsize and start the year with a clean home. But where does the rubbish...

When Something Stops Working, You Don’t Stop Loving It. So Why Throw It Away?

Top image: Unsplash A few years ago, I owned a pair of black monk straps from Topshop. I still think about them with a fondness typically reserved for a loved one who has passed on. Not to be melodramatic, but no other pair of shoes has been able to compete with its...

The RICE Team’s Plastic Use is Killing the Planet. Chances Are, So is Yours.

Cover image for illustrative purposes. As workaholics who have too much to do and too little knowledge in the way of time management, most of the RICE team eats a sad desk lunch at least once a week. When we do, we dabao from the nearest hawker centre. We don’t bring...