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Questions of Science and Progress


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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published for SunStar on December 28, 2017. It was written by Dave Albao, Executive Director of Philippine Reef & Rainforest Conservation Foundation Inc. (PRRCFI), which is responsible for the management and preservation of Danjugan Island, and is one of our collaborators for the upcoming MUNI Travels on March 9-14,

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Articles, Arts & Culture, Food & Travel, Mind & Body, Shopping & Consumption

Conscious Christmas List: 20 Zero Waste Gift Ideas for Every Budget


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While I feel we should spend more time and resources on creating special memories with loved ones vs. filling their lives with more stuff, we recognize that people WILL consume nonetheless. Fortunately, there are products / gift ideas that are actually useful and meaningful. 

I’ve made a rundown of Zero Waste Gift Ideas for varying budgets, recipient personas (for the foodies, the style savvy, zero waste explorers, travelers, etc.), and recipient sensibilities to zero waste living (from not so savvy, to those ready take it to the next level).

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Articles, Arts & Culture, Design & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Shopping & Consumption

Reimagining Local Fashion at MUNI Market 2017


Fashion is such a fast moving industry, where trends and styles are within arm’s reach. However, we do not realize the impact of fast fashion and how this is something we can control ourselves. We can easily do this by being more aware of what we purchase: what material it’s made of, where it’s from, how it’s made.

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Articles, Arts & Culture, Design & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Events, Previous Events

MUNI Meetup on Creativity and Collaboration: Design and Art For Change


Aside from learning to hone one’s own creativity, the resonating message of this meetup was that there is so much to learn from the way others craft the unique spins on their lives as well, and to be inspired by the way they make use of their creativity to make the world an all-around better place.

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