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Curtain Falls on the Iconic Tzu Chi Eco-Awareness Centre

Curtain Falls on the Iconic Tzu Chi Eco-Awareness Centre

On 30 September 2021, the Tzu Chi Eco-Awareness Centre located at Nylect Industrial Building in Woodlands closed its doors for the final time, putting an end to its eight year-long journey. We look back at the Centre’s history, role as well as the impact it had left over the years.

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A Lookback at the Journey of One of Tzu Chi’s Most Dedicated Environmental Volunteers

A Lookback at the Journey of One of Tzu Chi’s Most Dedicated Environmental Volunteers

As the volunteer-in-charge of the Tzu Chi Eco-Awareness Centre, Ms Lucy Ng has been an ever-present right from the beginning. With the imminent closure of the Centre, we delve into the life of one of Tzu Chi’s most dedicated environmental volunteers.

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Fearless Children Advocate for Animals’ Survival

Fearless Children Advocate for Animals’ Survival

Over ten episodes, 22 vegetarian children appear before the camera one after another to introduce different snacks in their kiddy voices. Some are full of confidence while others got themselves into tacky situations.

Env. Protection, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Singapore takes on the Healthier Me 21-Day Challenge

Singapore takes on the Healthier Me 21-Day Challenge

Tzu Chi International Medical Association of Singapore and volunteers piloted the "Healthier Me 21-Day Challenge" programme in the Eastern region and attracted 34 participants. How can diet improve our physical well-being? Let’s see the result in 21 days!

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Influence of the Young Minds has led to the formation of a New Vegetarian Family

Influence of the Young Minds has led to the formation of a New Vegetarian Family

The motivation behind primary school teacher Low Yee Leong’s path to vegetarianism for the past ten years was to wish for his wife’s smooth delivery. He had been practising “flexitarianism” at home until...

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Let's Go Veggie! Uncovering Vegetarianism in Singapore with our Bellies

Let's Go Veggie! Uncovering Vegetarianism in Singapore with our Bellies

Riding on the popular social media trend of “Eat & Broadcast” to promote vegetarian food, this movement to promoting vegetarianism in Taiwan has reached Singapore.

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Fast Fashion, a fast-rising global problem?

Fast Fashion, a fast-rising global problem?

In today’s society, we live in a world of fast fashion where social media becomes a platform for influencing consumers on impulse buying cheaply yet trendy manufactured clothes that could become tomorrow’s trash.

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The Enticing Sushi from the Fridge

The Enticing Sushi from the Fridge

A creative cooking competition involving parents and children was held at Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre on April 17, 2021, to promote vegetarianism.

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Learning How to Cook Vegetarian Meals with “Veggie Kitchen”

Learning How to Cook Vegetarian Meals with “Veggie Kitchen”

Some people may be unwilling to adopt vegetarianism because they have the preconception that vegetarian food is unpalatable. If we could enjoy vegetarian food in a few simple steps...

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Going Meatless Made Easy for Factory Workers through Vegetarian Meal Delivery

Going Meatless Made Easy for Factory Workers through Vegetarian Meal Delivery

With vegetarianism becoming a growing trend in Singapore, volunteers from Tzu Chi Singapore decided to reach out and encourage factory workers working at the east side of Singapore...

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Youth Webinar Panellists Share Practical Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Youth Webinar Panellists Share Practical Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution has been one of the most persistent environmental threats to both lives on land and in the oceans. A durable material made to last for centuries long, plastics are accelerating climate change at every stage of its lifecycle....

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A Call for Youth Action to tackle Food Security Issue

A Call for Youth Action to tackle Food Security Issue

Food security threats are real, but not without a solution. Besides supporting local produce, we can switch to a more sustainable lifestyle to help mitigate climate change and food security issue.

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A Doctor Spares No Effort in Conserving the Environment

A Doctor Spares No Effort in Conserving the Environment

There are more to environmental conservation than just recycling and reducing plastic wastes. A detailed sharing by Dr. Ho Eu Chin has enlightened us on how much of wastage could be avoided in our daily lives.

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A Green Charity Fair that Leaves no Waste Behind

A Green Charity Fair that Leaves no Waste Behind

At its annual Festive Charity Fair, Tzu Chi Singapore collaborated with a hospital and an international school to turn "useless" food waste into “useful” compost. Not only did the practice reduce the amount of waste produced, it also helped to protect...

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Residents Learn to Reduce Waste at the Source at an Eco Learning Journey

Residents Learn to Reduce Waste at the Source at an Eco Learning Journey

During one of the Clean and Green Singapore learning journeys this year, some staff from WOW Kampung and a group of residents paid a visit to the Tzu Chi Eco Awareness Centre. Through interesting games and informational talks by volunteers, the visitors..

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Kindergarteners Learn to Protect Mother Earth on Sports Day

Kindergarteners Learn to Protect Mother Earth on Sports Day

On Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool’s Sports Day, preschoolers and their parents joined efforts to complete each fun activity. Recyclables were used as teaching aids during the event, to guide the little ones to do recycling to help protect Mother Earth.

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Kidney Patient “Works Out” Regularly at Tzu Chi Recycling Point

Kidney Patient “Works Out” Regularly at Tzu Chi Recycling Point

An avid sportsman sank into despair after he was diagnosed with kidney disease. Through the ongoing support and encouragement of his family and friends as well as Tzu Chi volunteers, he gradually emerged from his gloom and started “working out” at a...

Env. Protection, People | Tzu Chi Foundation

Youth Power—Towards Zero Waste!

Youth Power—Towards Zero Waste!

A group of Youth Corps members visited the Tzu Chi Eco Awareness Centre to promote the environmental cause to fellow youths. Through peer outreach, they aim to encourage young people to take action to protect the environment and care for Mother Earth.

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