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Jakarta Post

Green list gets people talking

  • Tertiani ZB Simanjuntak

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, November 17 2008   /  10:49 am

BRAINSTORMING: Marc-Antoine Dunais (left) and Armely Meiviana discuss the next project for the Green Lifestyle community they founded last year. (JP/Tertiani ZB Simanjuntak) Unlike fashion and airborne diseases, knowledge is both contagious and remains. Perhaps freelance copy writer Armely Meiviana and environmental consultant Marc-Antoine Dunais used the magic word -- green -- to attract people to join the mailing list they founded. Nonetheless, what started as a personal concern about the environment has become an established Green Lifestyle Community. In 2007, it was the chaotic city that gave Marc the idea to start a mailing list on sustainable living. Melly, who formerly worked for an environmental watchdog, used her network of colleagues and schoolmates to get the mailing list started. "We have regular discussions with experts on particular ...