Selling the idea of zero waste and healthy living to the masses

Entrepreneur Amy Ang's eco-friendly start-up, The LaLa Lokal, promotes a sustainable lifestyle which generates minimal to zero waste with products that include vegan beeswax wraps, food storage bags and skincare items made with natural ingredients.
Entrepreneur Amy Ang's eco-friendly start-up, The LaLa Lokal, promotes a sustainable lifestyle which generates minimal to zero waste with products that include vegan beeswax wraps, food storage bags and skincare items made with natural ingredients.ST PHOTO: ZHANG XUAN

Most start-ups have to focus on making money, especially in a small consumer market like Singapore, but entrepreneur Amy Ang has different ideas.

Her start-up, The LaLa Lokal, was a way for her to make a small change to help the planet and the community.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 21, 2019, with the headline 'Selling the idea of zero waste and healthy living to the masses'. Print Edition | Subscribe