Supplier Spotlight: Paddi by Rice Inc

Supplier Spotlight: Paddi by Rice Inc

Photo: Tatler By Samantha Lees Anyone who’s grown up in a Chinese family would probably have heard of the saying “粒粒皆辛苦”, a saying that teaches children that every grain of rice comes with hard work, and hence should never be wasted. Yet before the rice even gets to...
Let’s talk about PLAs

Let’s talk about PLAs

Photo: The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR)    By Angelica Klein Polylactic Acid or as they are better known as, PLAs, are biodegradable materials made from renewable resources such as cornstarch and sugarcane. The premise of these products is great and...
Member Spotlight: Sea Change

Member Spotlight: Sea Change

Photo: Sea Change By Samantha Lees Here’s an unconventional wine pairing: an Italian Prosecco with stretches of clean beaches, a fruit-forward French Merlot with coastal pollution research, or a delicate Provence Rose with a reduced carbon footprint. Sea Change is...
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Sustainable Cocktail Series – June

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Sustainable Cocktail Series – June

Laura Offe from Meraki hospitality group (left) Heidi Spurrell from Food Made Good (middle) and Tim Parker from Circular City (right) By Sarah-Jane Tucker Food Made Good was welcomed at Uma Nota yesterday for our sustainable cocktail series meet-up this month, as we...
SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT SERIES: LUÜNA NATURALS

SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT SERIES: LUÜNA NATURALS

Photo: LUÜNA naturals By Claudia Lee Founder of LUÜNA naturals Olivia Cotes-James was 26 when she realised her negative period symptoms were caused by the conventional cotton and non-cotton materials used in traditional pads and tampons. After switching to organic...