Seeing Green: 10 Cool Hangouts for Eco-lovers in Manila
Know where to get yummy vegetarian fare, earth-friendly home finds, and practical picks for living eco-wise.
"Fair trade," "raw food" and "going organic" used to be just a couple of buzzwords to many Manila folks, but with more vegetarian restaurants opening and eco-friendly boutiques peddling socially-responsible gift items, sustaining a green lifestyle in Manila doesn’t seem too far-fetched. Says social entrepreneur and Echostore co-owner Jeannie Javelosa, "I think it [eco-living] is a growing global trend. The way global warming issues are around us today, it’s already becoming a major necessity for everyone to adopt a greener lifestyle."
Whether you’re trying to go vegan or just doing your share for a healthier planet, check out which city spots get plus points from the eco-conscious set.
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Photos by Monica Barretto (Ritual), Trixie Zabal (Likha Diwa sa Gulod, Rawvolution, Pipino) and from Corner Tree Cafe, Quantum Cafe, Starbucks Philippines, lebistro.ph, and environmentphilippines.com (Echostore)