Sowing seeds of sustainability through Fashion & Education
by Lydia Koh, The Sunday Mail
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Started about four years ago, Biji-Biji is an initiative that promotes sustainable living. The founders, Rashvin Pal Singh, Zoe Victoria, Azam Hisham and Gurpheet Dhillon, all shared the same vision to do something that is kinder to Mother Earth. Today, they have 40 people in the team including interns and volunteers. READ MORE
Buro Tries: Making an upcycled pouch with Biji-biji Initiative
The Buro 24/7 Malaysia team had a month-long discovery on sustainability and all the areas it encompasses. From vegetable-tanned leather to going plastic-free for a week to searching the best luxe eco-resorts for our next (green) escape in Asia, it truly opened our eyes and has become one of the things we truly stand for. Did you know Buro 24/7 founder Miroslava Duma has recently launched Fashion Tech Lab as well?
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
Theproverb, “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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