• Mushroom Growing with PCF Sparkletots!

      For the past 4 years that ECOPONICS has been around, our programmes are usually catered for primary schools in Singapore and we’ve always had the idea to reach out to more schools to educate and let students go out of their comfort zone to experience hands-on learning, the natural method of learning at its […]

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  • Endeavour Primary’s Local Farm Journey

      On 12 April 2017, Ecoponics conducted an enriching learning journey for Endeavour Primary School, educating the students on Singapore’s local farms.   At the start of the learning journey, students were prompted to think about the origins of the food they were eating on a daily basis and also the locations of some local […]

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  • Food Waste Awareness Program

    On 18 April 2017, Ecoponics held two Food Waste Awareness Programs with Zhonghua Primary School and Beacon Primary School in the light of the current Earth Week. With Zhonghua Primary, students got to understand more on food wastage through an engaging assembly talk held by Ecoponics. During the talk, through a short story, students were […]

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  • Smart Cara: Transforming Your Food Waste to Fertilizers at the Touch of a Button

    Every day, people around the world throw food away without giving much thought to the amount of limited valuable resources (i.e. water and energy) invested into its production. In 2015 alone, food waste in Singapore reached a whopping amount of 785,500 tonnes. Shockingly, only a small fraction (13%) was recycled. The remaining hefty 683,385 tonnes […]

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  • World Food Day 2016: Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

    World Food Day Banner. Image credit October 16 marks World Food Day – a day not celebrated by stuffing ourselves with food, but a global movement to declare our commitment to alleviate hunger. Hunger might not be something that one in Singapore can relate to. With food being a stone’s throw away, we tend to […]

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  • Terrarium Workshop at Trip Advisor

    Blended among the many skyscrapers in the cityscape, it was no simple task to locate our appointed venue. However, behind the walls of this conventional-looking building lies a dynamic group of Trip Advisor staff raring to create their very own terrariums. Despite the terrarium workshop spilling over into lunch time, this zealous group of hungry […]

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  • Terrarium Workshop for DBS @ Pietro

    On a bright and sunny Friday afternoon, a closely-knitted family of DBS staff gathered at a cosy Italian restaurant situated away from the bustling city centre. It was a delight to have conducted a terrarium workshop to this spontaneous crowd as part of their team-bonding experience. The atmosphere was filled with loud chatter, accompanied by […]

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  • Vermicomposting in Your Home

    This week, we’ll be detailing how you can start vermicomposting in your own home! This type of composting relies on a specific species of worms to speed up the decomposition process, and produces worm waste, or castings, which are highly nutritious when used as fertilizer for plants. Vermicomposting is very suited for the home, as […]

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  • Different Ways of Composting

    There are Different Ways of Composting? Yes, there are! Last week, we gave you an insight on the intricate workings of composting. This week, we’ll be talking more about the different varieties of composting, from those in factories to those done in the comforts of your home. In-vessel Composting Usually used in industries, in-vessel composting […]

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  • Composting and How It Works

    What is Composting?   Composting is a process whereby organic matter, like leaves, food waste and newspapers are gathered into a wetted pile and allowed to break down, or decompose, into humus. It can be done on a large scale in industries, or on a household level.     Why Compost? Composting has many benefits, […]

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