Introducing: Biji-Biji Conscious Fashion Accessories
by Ng Su Ann, Time Out Kuala Lumpur
Biji-biji begins making bags
Biji-biji Initiative began with an aim to increase awareness on sustainable living. Beyond its belief in do-it-yourself principles and practices, its founders are focused on enabling the people around them to execute ideas, and then to come up with their own solutions of sustainability.
#edGY: Biji-Biji Initiative
by Sophia Halim, #edGY, The Edge Malaysia
At a corner bungalow lot in Jalan Ipoh, a team of young people is busy unpacking and organising the mess laid out on the front yard.
On the porch, sawdust covers piles of wood and metal pieces encased in bubble wrap. There are also stacks of carpentry tools and machinery.
Donate Ideas to Help the Disadvantaged
by Jarod Lim, The Star Onlline
The proverb, “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”, best describes the ‘Donate Your Idea’ workshop organised for the disabled community.
Sowing Seeds of Sustainability
by Rachel Law, The Sun Dailly
Not many may know that the Biji-biji Initiative’s very first big project was one related to fashion. Considering that the social enterprise is known for championing sustainable living, and the fashion trade’s notoriety as the world’s second largest polluter, it may seem pretty ironic.
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