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You can bring your own tumbler at these 15 milk tea shops

Feb 25, 2020 - 12:17 PM

Eco-friendly milk tea? Yes please!

Photo from Booky

Eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas other than metal straws

Dec 11, 2019 - 12:01 PM

There's a host of useful sustainable gifts other than bamboo toothbrushes, too!

Local developers return to Filipino roots with 'green' buildings, designs

Jul 08, 2019 - 6:07 PM

Taking a cue from the classic bahay kubo, property developers say the green concept is just 'revisiting what we have back then and trying to fit it with the technologies and our way of life now'

Photo from shutterstock

LOOK: Albay supermarket uses banana leaves, abaca instead of plastic

Apr 28, 2019 - 11:05 PM

A supermarket in Legazpi City, Albay, goes for eco-friendly alternatives to wrap fresh produce

Eco-friendly countries to visit on your next trip

Apr 16, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Are you an eco warrior? You may want to add these countries to your bucket list.

How to kickstart a zero waste lifestyle without spending on new things

Apr 12, 2019 - 12:42 PM

You don’t need to buy a spanking new canteen to start going green

LOOK: Washable paper bags for the eco-conscious fashionista

Jan 06, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Uashmama's washable paper bags look and feel like leather

IN PHOTOS: H&M's stylish, eco-friendly sport collection is out!

Jan 04, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Out with the old and in with the new in 2018 – get discounts when you trade in your old activewear

These reusable bags are a stylish way to cut waste

Nov 28, 2017 - 2:30 PM

SM's signature eco bag gets a christmassy upgrade

SM GREEN BAG. The limited edition of the brand's signature green bag has a capacity equal to 3 shopping bags. All photos by Earnest Mangulabnan-Zabala/Rappler

5 tips for traveling in an eco-friendly way

Oct 18, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Lessen your impact on the environment while traveling with these tips

ZERO WASTE. Containers are recycled and refilled with toiletries to keep them from ending up in landfills. Photo courtesy of MUNI

WATCH: How to repurpose plastic bottles into ecobricks

Jun 05, 2017 - 7:25 PM

The Plastic Solutions movement helps address the problem of plastic waste in Philippine seas

ECOBRICKS. Hundreds of ecobricks are used to build this wall of a hostel in Zambales. Photo by Raisa Serafica

Shopping eco-friendly jeans with H&M Denim Re-born

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:44 AM

H M is dishing out this collection to reinforce the habit among buyers of lessening their impact on the environment

 Photo by Shadz Loresco

8 'biodiversity-friendly' products from PH forests

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Supporting these products can save biodiversity and provide income for forest dependent communities who make them

Would you buy a 'biodiversity-friendly' product?

Feb 09, 2015 - 5:43 PM

The government hopes to enforce a certification scheme that will tell consumers if products conserve biodiversity and promote the welfare of indigenous peoples

10 green lifestyle tweaks for the New Year

Dec 31, 2014 - 11:03 AM

Here are ways to use the way you live to save the planet and solve the world s most pressing environmental problems

Events, summits, press cons should be paperless

Jul 19, 2014 - 9:00 AM

With all the technology available there is no reason why events should not go paperless

SUSTAINABLE EVENT-PLANNING. Many big events involve thousands of participants, last several days, consume lots of energy, cost millions of pesos and use tons of paper. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

'Green' buildings can save businesses, consumers P35.2B

Apr 23, 2014 - 8:21 PM

In 2015 all new buildings may have to follow green building standards

IF THEY CAN DO IT. Around 90% of buildings in Singapore comply with the city-state's green building code, according to the International Finance Corporation

10 tips for an eco-friendly Christmas

Dec 17, 2013 - 1:26 PM

We can celebrate the Yuletide season and save the environment at the same time

GREEN CHRISTMAS. Have a 'green' Christmas by using recycled paper instead of new wrapping paper for your Christmas gifts

#MillionPeopleMarch lauded as eco-friendly protest

Aug 27, 2013 - 1:48 PM

The rally has set the bar high for future protests say environmentalists

CLEAN RALLY. Environmentalists thanked protesters and organizers for ensuring the cleanliness of Luneta Park after the August 26 rally. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

The future of fashion is organic

May 18, 2013 - 10:07 AM

If everyone will just realize that although technology is taking over the world going back to basics will make the world a better place

SPACED OUT. Black leotard with silver graphic details by Kermit Tesoro, black blouse with ruffles made of banana fiber by Dita Sandico-Ong, black oval onyx  earrings by AC+632, transparent cobalt cocktail ring by Studio Bohemia, pearl clutch at Bowery.

Eco fashion, smart shopping

Mar 30, 2013 - 1:15 PM

How we shop can help or damage our community and the environment

ECO SHOPPING. Muni PH wants to lead the Philippines in wise, eco-friendly shopping. All photos by Xavier D'Souza

#PHTravel: Pico de Loro beckons summer lovers

Jan 17, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Planning your summer destination already? We make it easy with our PHTravel summer suggestions First up: Pico de Loro in Hamilo Coast

PICO DE LORO, SUMMER DESTINATION. A tranquil cove is the perfect summer getaway. All photos by Rappler