Winnie Chow

Winnie Chow is founder of Boxes & Things, an online homeware store that believes "that even the tiniest of effort can go toward something big" . Winnie is passionate about the environment and doing her part to make a difference.
  • Scene Shang

    Oriental Design with Modern Flair – Scene Shang

    The Arab Street area of Singapore is a quaint and lovely destination for tourists as well as locals. It used to be known as the textile centre, but in recent years it has also become the haunt for good Middle Eastern food, funky cafés (like The Hangar) and a...
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    Memories of my Mother and her Glutinous Rice Dumplings

    I grew up in a traditional Hainanese family with a devoted mother who cooked the best Hainanese Chicken Rice. I have fond memories of the comfort taken in the taste and flavor of the heritage dishes my mother would make. These memories are vivid and in abundance of loving...
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    Reduce Plastics with These Awesome Reusable Produce Bags

    Have you ever wondered where your garbage goes? The answer is, after incineration, it goes to the beautiful island of Semakau, just south of Singapore, near Palau Bukom. When I say beautiful, I seriously mean it (without the slightest hint of sarcasm). Island Semakau is the world’s first ecological...
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    Takeaway Coffee Cups are not Recyclable?

    Boxes & Things is all about little things, because little things matter. Read more about us in our interview here. In our first ever blog, we are going to talk about nothing… but one little thing. In particular, being eco-friendly in a little way, daily. There are tons of...