Monthly Archives: March 2009

How to Make Notepads Out of Old Table-top Calendars and Letterheads

Thanks to Lynnette for submitting this great article (also published at Velvet Notes).

The following are steps on how to recycle table-top calendars and old letterheads into Notepads. I’ve made a number of them and have donated them to charities.

For this project, you will need:

Old Calenders
Old letterheads or paper you would like to use up (don’t use…

Business Material Exchange (Under Construction)

Business Material Exchange (Under Construction) Zero Waste Singapore is in the process of creating Singapore’s first Business Material Exchange (BMX). BMX is a free, online material exchange for businesses in Singapore. Think Freecycle for business. BMX helps your business find users for your surplus materials, unwanted items, waste and by-products that you normally disposed of. BMX may also be used…

Fun Ways to Recycle

Fun Ways to Recycle Venue: Activities Room in Choa Chu Kang Public Library Fancy creating yourself a funky, multi-purpose hanger made of recycled materials that can be put on the wall? All it takes is just a little bit of innovation, creativity and fun with art! At the end of the day, you get to bring home your designers’ worth…

2008 Waste Statistics and Current Waste Situation in Singapore (Part Two)

2008 Waste Statistics and Current Waste Situation in Singapore (Part Two) Continued from Part One, which looks at the waste disposed, waste recycled, total waste output and the recycling rate for Singapore from 2000 to 2008. Just to recap, Waste Disposed refers to the total amount of waste disposed at the four incineration plants and the offshore Semakau Landfill. Waste…

2008 Waste Statistics and Current Waste Situation in Singapore (Part One)

2008 Waste Statistics and Current Waste Situation in Singapore (Part One) The latest 2008 waste statistics for Singapore can be found at the National Environment Agency’s website. Together with previous waste data from the NEA’s annual reports, we present a snapshot of the current waste situation in Singapore below. In the graph above, Waste Disposed refers to the total amount…