Vetiver on the slopping land of a Balinese villa (image by D.Tunas for GAF)

Spot Some Interesting Easy Green Solutions? Share Your Picture in our new ‘GREEN SNAPSHOTS’ column

Being green can start in any level. Not everybody is privileged with time, resources and know hows to make a full blown green home or start a green lifestyle.

Easy green solutions are all around us. Sometimes they are made consciously and sometimes they are not.

We are excited to kick start ‘GREEN SNAPSHOTS’ column in our website so WE and YOU can share what you see that can inspire others to think a little greener.

Share with us your pictures and tell us why do you think it is a easy green solution. No lengthy explanation needed!

Waste water garden in Bali Eco Stay

Bali Eco Stay: A welcomed move towards sustainable tourism at the foot of Mount Batukaru

Our contributor, Dr. Devisari Tunas recently stayed in Bali Eco Stay in Indonesia. Bali Eco Stay is one of very few eco-lodges in the world which is awarded 5/5 eco rating by Eco Tropical Resorts. She shared her experience and her thoughts with


Green Living- Singapore’s Largest Sustainability and Design Show to Debut This Week

This weekend Green Living ,the first lifestyle event focusing on the eco-conscious users will open its doors. It is conceptualized as Singapore’s largest sustainability and design show, and showcases products…

This striking green wall in The Eaton hotel lobby is just one small part of its sustanaibility efforts (Image courtesy of The Eaton)

Turning Green into Gold in the Heart of Kowloon Business District: The Eaton Hongkong

Nestled in a busy business district of Kowloon peninsula and conveniently located on Nathan Road, Eaton, Hong Kong is a four stars hotel owned and managed by Langham Hotels International….

The dining area by the pool where guests can taste the daily harvest prepared a la minute (image credit: Greenhost Hotel)

Sleeping on an Urban Farm: Waking Up to Rows of Greens in Jogjakarta

The last few years has seen growing interest in urban farming especially in big cities in many parts of the world. The increasing awareness on the importance of self-reliance in…

Solar lamp with recycled mineral water bottle component (image credit: Azzura Solar)

Q and A with Hemant Chanrai (Founder of Azzura Solar and Bright Future Program)

Do you know that 66 million Indonesians live without basic access to electricity? Such condition severely impacting their life. Children are unable to read, write and study after the sun goes…

Torajanese woman artisan weaving (image credit: Toraja Melo)

Q and A with Dinny Jusuf (Founder of Toraja Melo, Eco-Fashion Activist)

Toraja Melo story is a motivating story of social entrepreneurship where two sisters work tirelessly to promote women economic development & cultural rejuvenation through green fashion. Toraja Melo seems to…

Another cool green solution from Bishan Ang Mo Kio Park in Singapore. The designers utilzed recycled concrete to create a look out hill.
Gabion wall at Bishan Ang Mo Kio park, Singapore

Green Snapshot from Singapore: Recycled Concrete Gabion Wall by the River

Using recycled concrete to build gabion wall is a good way to utilize waste construction materials. In this Singapore case, the river seen in the picture used to be a…

Having top light or skylight to allow maximum penetration of natural day light

Green Snapshot from Bali: Top Light to Allow Maximum Natural Day Light

Going green does not always mean having lots of green plants around the house. Going green in this house in Bali is having no need to turn on lights during…

Planting creeper plants around the massive concrete pillars (image credit: D.Tunas)

Green Snapshot from Bangkok: Green Intervention under Elevated Road

Greening the space underneath elevated road in Bangkok city center. A simple intervention that makes the space that is other wise grim a little friendlier to the eyes and might…


Winter Cities: Enduring or embracing our climate?

As we read news on massive winter storm in US, our friend Melissa Reese Lim writes from New York- in the eye of the snowstorm- and poses a very valid…